Provides and coordinates individualized care and resources to elders, disabled, and others so that they may continue to live in their homes and in the community. Provides outreach, in-home, and community supervision to meet the comprehensive needs of elders, people... [+] More
Provides and coordinates individualized care and resources to elders, disabled, and others so that they may continue to live in their homes and in the community. Provides outreach, in-home, and community supervision to meet the comprehensive needs of elders, people with severe mental illness, addictions, and/or severe emotional disabilities who require care and resources in their homes. Assists in treatment planning, and coordinates individual assessments and care plans that may include counseling, family meetings, transportation, house cleaning, personal hygiene, providing meals, and other health and wellness related activities.
Manages and administers the home care program. Maintains confidential client files and budget and program information. Prepares and presents reports and information as required. Manages and distributes resources effectively, and ensures that all home care is provided in a caring and respectful way in keeping with all relevant policies and procedures and home care standards. Liaises with other community services and resources to ensure that other resources are involved, if required. Provides information and education to individuals and groups in the community, as required and requested. Provides intensive crisis support, family team building, and family education programs that serve to help preserve, strengthen, and/or restore the integrity of the family unit. Provides parenting education, skills development, supportive counseling to children and/or family, social work crisis intervention, self-esteem building activities, and substance abuse assessment, education, and referral. Provides tools for financial management, household management and preventative maintenance, preventive physical and mental health, educational/vocational assessment and planning, as well as resource generation, identification, and referral, developing linkages with other support systems. Checks on visiting aides and companions and ensures that services and deliveries are done on time and as promised. Maintains caseload and meets all deadlines for reports and documentation as required. Calls or visits clients to see how they are doing. Maintains care standards by hiring, training, motivating, and scheduling our staff of caregivers. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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