CARES MENU OF SERVICES:
services provided in group settings to educate caregivers. Information services
include public education sessions and provision of information at
health fairs and outreach.
provided to caregivers on an individual basis to help them gain access
to services. Assistance services include outreach and
client-directed counseling sessions, in which the Alabama Cares
Coordinator assesses the client’s needs, informs him/her
about available services and/or resources, and helps the client obtain
provided to advise, guide and instruct the caregiver about options and
methods of care. Service may be in the form of individual
counseling, support group counseling or caregiver training.
temporary, substitute support of the care-recipient, which provides a
brief period of relief or rest to the caregiver. Respite
services may be provided in the home, in an institution, or in an adult
day center. Respite services may be skilled or unskilled
depending on the needs of the care-recipient.
SERVICES* are provided on a limited
basis to complement the care given by caregivers. These services are
intended to meet caregiver needs that are not covered by other areas of
the program. Examples are listed below.
& Other Supplies
Home Safety Audits
Minor Home Modifications
Emergency Alarm Response
Personal Care Services
Home Delivered Meals
Special Needs Transport
*SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICES VARY
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