Home Care Services Overview

 

When considering home health care, you want an agency that has answers for every possible situation. At Venture Forthe, one of our resource coordinators will personally come out and meet with you and your family, walk you through the process, and answer all of your questions. We will develop a personalized plan of care that will enable you to live a safe and more independent life.

 

Venture Forthe offers a comprehensive set of home care services to help you meet your goals

Service Coordination:

A designated person who works with you to develop a personalized plan of services and helps you manage these services. 

 

Personal Care Aides:

An aide that helps you live in your home by helping you with activities for daily living (ADL). This could include: Meal Preparation, Medication Reminders, Shopping & Transportation, Bathing & Toileting, Light Housekeeping, Companionship, and more.

 

Structured Day Program:

A day program you attend to safely develop social skills and take part in activities. Activities include cooking skills, arts & crafts, internet use, music and more. The day programs go on weekly community outings to local points of interest, movies, sporting events and other events the participants are interested in attending.

 

Community Integration Counseling (CIC)

Counseling service provided to waiver participants who are coping with altered abilities and skills, revisions in long term expectations, and/or changes in their roles in relation to significant others.  

 

Peer Mentoring

An individually designed service intended to improve the waiver participant's self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and to access needed services, goods and opportunities in the community.  This will be accomplished through education, teaching, instruction, information sharing, and self-advocacy training, provided by a "peer" with similar disabilities  

 

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Service provided to waiver participants who have significant behavioral difficulties that may jeopardize their ability to remain in the community of choice due to inappropriate responses to events in their environment.

 

Independent Living Skills Training (ILST)

A trainer who helps you develop skills to be more independent and maintain your household. This will be done primarily in one-on-one training, and focuses on practical needs such as shopping, cooking, money management, use of public transportation, etc. This service is provided in the individual's residence and in the community.

 

Community Transitional Services (CTS)

Assistance in transition from a nursing home back to the community, including the cost of moving, essential furnishings, deposits for utilities, security deposits or one time cleaning services prior to occupancy