In-Home Support Services

In-Home Support Services

shutterstock_117193162In-Home Support Services are provided to eligible persons in their home or the home of an unpaid caregiver.

In-Home Support Services include periodic support to assist the primary caregiver and/or to enable the person to live independently while participating in activities to the fullest extent possible.

What is In-Home Support Services?

Total Care Services Inc. In-Home Support Services consist of a combination of hands-on care, habilitative supports, and assistance with activities of daily living, including

  • Training and support in activities of daily living and independent living skills
  • Training and support to enhance community integration by utilizing community resources
  • Training and support to enhance management of financial and personal affairs and awareness of health and safety precaution
  • Training on, and support in the monitoring of health, nutrition, and physical condition
  • Training and support to coordinate or manage tasks outlined in the Health Management Care Plan
  • Support in performing personal care, household, and homemaking tasks that are specific to the needs of the person
  • Support with developing the skills necessary to reduce or eliminate behavioral episodes
  • Support by implementing a Behavioral Support Plan (BSP) or positive strategies
  • Support with the acquisition of new skills or maintenance of existing skills based on individualized preferences and goals
  • Coordinating transportation to participate in community events consistent with this service

Staff will help persons:

  • Master daily living skills
  • Manage behavior issues
  • Attend social outings in the community

Specific In-Home Support Services include:

  • Training in activities of daily living and independent living skills
  • Assistance in performing personal care tasks
  • Training on and assistance in monitoring of health, nutrition and physical condition

Companion services:

  • Companion services provide non-medical assistance and supervision to support a person’s goals, desires, and needs, as identified in the person’s Individual Support Plan. The goals of Companion services may be related to the person’s safety, promotion of independence, community integration, and/or retirement.