Personal Homecare Services
Personal Homecare Services?
Disclaimer: ONLY FOR MEDICAID CLIENTS
Personal Homecare services is a state approved Medicaid program serving people 21 years of age or older who are disabled and/or elderly. Quality care and improving the quality of life for clients is the number one goal of the program.
In starting services, a trained caregiver goes to your home and provides help with things such as:
Bowel and bladder services
Meal preparation and assistance
Household support services
Assisting with self-administered medication
Supportive mobility assistance
With the help of a caregiver, clients can continue to live in their own home and achieve the highest level of independence.
Who are the caregivers?
Caregivers are employees of the Community Services Center. Clients can choose their caregiver or one can be appointed. All caregivers must pass a background check, are CPR/First Aid trained, receive a minimum of 12 hours training per year, and must pass a written caregiver test.
Can a family member become a caregiver?
Yes! A family member may become a caregiver, however they must pass all requirements: background check, written test, CPR/First Aid, training.
How do I get started?
Call 575-356-8576 extension 12. An employee will be able to assist with getting started on the program and seeing if you qualify.
Bilingual employees are available to assist Spanish-speaking clients.
Transferring from another agency is allowable. Call 575-356-8576 ext 12 to speak to an employee.
If you need more information, don't hesitate to give us a call. A staff member would be happy to visit with you.
Program Director: Emilia Hernandez