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 Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Services

  1. Assistance with dressing, self-feeding oral hygiene, hair care, grooming, toileting, and bathing
  2. Providing standby assistance within arm’s reach for safety while performing daily activities
  3. Providing verbal or visual reminders to take regularly scheduled medication (includes bringing clients previously setup medication, medication in original containers, or liquid or food to accompany the medication)
  4. Providing verbal or visual reminders to the client to perform regularly scheduled treatments and exercises
  5. Preparing modified diets ordered by a licensed health professional

 Homemaking service

A person can receive any of the three types of homemaker services (cleaning, home management or assistance with activities of daily living [ADLs]).

All homemaker providers may monitor the person’s wellbeing while in the home, including home safety.

 Cleaning

Homemaker/cleaning services include light housekeeping tasks. Homemaker/cleaning providers deliver home cleaning and laundry services.

 Home management

Homemaker/home management providers deliver home cleaning services and, while onsite, provide assistance with home management activities as needed. Home management activities may include assistance with:

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Arranging for transportation

Laundry

Laundry

Meal Preparation

Meal preparation

Shopping

Shopping for food, clothing and household supplies

repairs

Simple household repairs

 Assistance with ADLs

Homemaker/assistance with ADLs providers deliver cleaning services and, while onsite, provide assistance with ADLs as needed. Assistance with ADLs includes assistance with the following:

adl-Ambulating

Ambulating

adl-Bathing

Bathing

adl-Dressing

Dressing

adl-Eating

Eating

adl-Grooming

Grooming

adl-Toileting

Toileting

Companion Services

Adult companion services cover services that help a person work toward a therapeutic or community integration goal in his or her support plan.

The adult companion may:

  • Attend a movie with the person to practice coping skills to manage his or her social anxiety
  • Go with the person to a community event to reduce his or her social isolation
  • Play a board game with the person to enhance his or her fine motor skills
  • Provide verbal instructions or cues to the person to help him or her complete a task
  • Assist or supervise the person with tasks such as laundry, light housekeeping, meal preparation and shopping