613 College Street Road
PO Box 604
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

Phone: 270.769.2393
Fax: 270.769.2993
TDD: 800.247.2510

An Equal Opportunity
Employer M/F/D

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In-Home Services may be provided through one of two programs administered under the Area Agency on Aging; Homecare or Title III. In-home services are to assist a senior to remain living at home in a safe atmosphere where they may other wise be at risk of institutionalization. These programs are funded by state and federal monies.

Services: Home Making: General house cleaning duties provided by a trained aide for an individual when no other person is able to provide assistance.

Personal Care: Non-medical personal care assistance which may include assistance into and out of bathtub, bathing, hair and skin care, dressing, and feeding.

Home Delivered Meals: Nutritionally balanced meals are delivered every other week to a person's home who otherwise may be unable to secure a nutritious meal. An average delivery consists of ten meals, five per week. Meals are stored in the refrigerator and heated up by microwave at client's convenience.

Respite Care: In home care that provides relief to caregiver for an individual who cannot be left unsupervised. Adult Daycare is another source of respite

Escort: Personal transportation and accompaniment of individuals who have no other means of transportation to medical appointments.

Chore: Heavy house cleaning duties that are not performed on a routine basis.

Case Management: Case Manager develops a Plan of Care with individual designed to meet their individual goals and needs. Regular contact is maintained to ensure these needs are met and services are satisfactory. Linkage to community supports or other agencies may also be made by case manager.
Eligibility: To be eligible for In-Home Services an individual must be at least 60 years old; needing assistance with two activities of daily living; such as bathing, dressing, toileting; and three instrumental activities of daily living such as meal preparation, house keeping, grocery shopping, or laundry. A combination of deficiencies may qualify person for program services. A qualified case manager will meet with the person to determine eligibility and range of services needed.
Cost: Home delivered meals are at no cost to persons who meet Program requirements, although donations are appreciated. Other service fees are based on persons' income using a sliding fee scale.
Application/Referral: Anyone can make a referral to the Homecare Program or Title III Program, including the recipient themselves. A person wishing to make a referral must have basic contact information and knowledge of general needs. Due to high demand of these services most counties have a waiting list.
Contact: Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging

Intake Specialist

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