The Senior Home Care Program is available to anyone 60 years of age or older who is living in a home setting and needs assistance in order to remain safely at home.
The Ottawa County Home Care Assistance Program is available to Ottawa County residents 60 years and older who live in a home setting. To qualify, seniors must have a need for personal care assistance in order to live independently. The Ottawa County Home Care Assistance program is funded by the Ottawa County Senior Levy. Assistance limits are capped at $200 per month per client.
Ottawa County Senior Resources contracts with several agencies to provide personal care services that may include: Personal hygiene and grooming assistance or supervision; nail & skin care; oral hygiene care; assistance with toileting; active and passive range of motion; assisting client in the use of assistive devices such as walker or cane.
Services may also include the following as time permits:
Cleaning bathroom including the tub or shower, sink, toilet, floor and mirror.
Changing bed linens and washing, drying, folding and putting away clean linen or towels.
Kitchen care including washing dishes, appliances and counters.