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Community Care- Through Illinois Department on Aging

Home Care non Medical Home Care Non medical in home care Hospital sitter services personal care in home care homemaker

We are providers for the Illinois Department on Aging's Community Care Program provides assistance with daily household chores to qualifying seniors so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes. We are providers for the Southwestern Illinois Visiting Nurses Association (VNA), serving seniors, providing community care throughout Madison, St. Clair, Jersey, and Macoupin Counties.

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Our Homemakers provide assistance with:

  • Laundry
  • Meal Preparation
  • Transportation
  • Medication Reminders
  • Shopping and Errands
  • Cleaning
  • Other day-to-day household chores

To receive assistance through our Community Care Program, the VNA must perform an in-home assessment. Participants must meet the following criteria in order to qualify:

  • 60 years or older
  • U.S. Citizen or legal alien
  • Resident of Madison, Macoupin, & Jersey Counties.
  • Annual, non-exempt assets of $17,500 or less

Individuals who do not qualify, or those who do not want to participate in a VNA assessment, may still take advantage of our Community Care Program. For more information contact Senior Services Plus, Inc. by phone: (618) 462-1391 Fax: (618)-462-7658 or email: tcollins@seniorservicesplus.org.

From the very start and throughout their employment, Senior Services Plus, Inc, Homemakers are held to high standards that include:

  • State and local police background checks
  • Communications with previous employers
  • A minimum of 25 hours of training for those Homemakers who are not currently Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Mandatory quarterly in-service meetings
  • Home visits by Community Care Program supervisors
  • Annual Evaluations