Five County Association of Governments/Area Agency on Aging

Available Services: 

Services provided are based upon individual needs of the eligible recipient as determined by a comprehensive assessment. 

· Case Management— ongoing care coordination and  monitoring of  health, safety, service and care need. 

· Transportation— service to assist recipients in accessing  community services and resources; including medical appointments. 

·  Nutritional Supplements— ensure, glucerna, boost and other nutritional supplements to help reduce risk of malnutrition or other health related concerns.  

·  Emergency Response  & Reminder Services—  An electronic device which enables high risk individuals to secure help in the event of an emergency.  Telephone reminder services, including medication reminders.  

· Adult Day care— Care and supervision provided in a supervised setting to provide socialization, recreation, and cultural activities for disabled adults. 

· Respite Care— Services provided on a short-term basis to relieve the regular caregiver(s) of the wavier recipient who is unable to care for themselves.  Services can be provided in-home or a care facility. 

· Homemaker Services— general household activities, such as: vacuuming, dusting, dishes, mopping, bathroom, making bed, laundry,  etc.

· Home Health Aide— assistance with bathing/personal care provided by a licensed home health and certified nurses aide. 

· Companion Services—non-medical care, supervision and socialization.  Companions can assist with shopping, running errands, transportation. 

· Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology—Devices which are of direct medical or remedial benefit to the individual. 

· Other services— Other services may be provided on the case by case basis as determined by client needs and available funds.  These may include: personal attendant care services, medication reminder systems, environmental adaptation, chore services.    

Referral Process: 

A referral can be made to our intake office by the individual, family member, health care provider, etc.

Once a referral is received, the intake worker will contact the individual referred and/or family member to discuss the programs and available services.  If the individual so chooses a demographic intake and screening will be completed over the phone to identify potential need and pre-screen for program eligibility.

To make a referral call: 435-673-3548 (ask for Aging Intake Worker)  or e-mail cmoss@fcaog.state.ut.us

Five County Association of Governments

Five County Area Agency on Aging

Part of the Five County Association of Governments

PURPOSE:

To provide eligible individuals with an array in in-home support services to enable them to remain safely in their home as an alternative to placement in a long term care facility. 

These services contribute to improving the quality of life and help to preserve the independence and dignity of the recipient. 

Program Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for the waiver a person must:

· Be 60 years of age or older.  (up to 25% of funds can be spent on individuals 18 year or older with a disability

· Meet income eligibility requirements based upon poverty guidelines.  (note: certain medical and living expense deductions are allowed)

· High to moderate risk score based upon assessment.  

There may be a nominal fee for participation based upon sliding fee scale.  

State Alternatives

Five County Area Agency on Aging

Five County Association of Governments