WCMCAA Health Services provides both In-Home Health Services.
In-Home Health Services
The goal of the In-Home Health Services program is to enable seniors and disabled persons to remain independent in their homes. Each month In-Home Services provides care and attention to approximately 600 individuals enabling them to remain in their homes. These individuals, without the help of our aides, would require nursing home care.
Homemaker Chore: General housekeeping chores to maintain a safe and livable home.
Personal Care: Assist client with personal hygiene and dietary needs.
Advanced Personal Care: Assist client with devices and procedures related to altered body functions in activities of daily living.
Nurse Visits: Skilled nursing services for medication setups, diabetic nail care, and monitor vital signs.
Respite Care: Companionship and assistance to a client as a temporary relief to the primary caretaker.
Funding Sources include: Title 19 – Medicaid, Area Agencies on Aging including Care Connections and Mid-America Regional Council, The Veterans Program, United Way and Private Pay.
Eligibility for financial assistance is determined by the department of Health and Senior Services and Area Agencies on Aging, according to the standards of each funding source. Our services are also available on a private-pay basis for those who do not qualify for financial assistance.
WCMCAA provides In-Home Services in the counties of: Barton, Bates, Benton, Cass, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Morgan, Pettis, Saline, St. Clair and Vernon.