Adult Homemaker Program
The Adult Homemaker Program of Metro Social Services will end on December 31, 2016.
The Adult Homemaker Program provides caring assistance and support which enables eligible adults to maintain independent living in their homes.
- The customer must be a resident of Nashville Davidson County age 18 or older.
- The customer must be elderly, mentally and/or physically challenged.
- The customer must either live alone and/or have no other formal support system.
- If the customer is under the age of 60 they must meet the income and medical guidelines to receive services.
- The customers are typically referred by DHS, DCS, GNRC, and Choices/Medicaid Waiver programs.
- Customers must meet the income eligibility guidelines.
- An established case by case service plan based on the customer’s needs is developed by a Program Supervisor and/or Social Worker.
- Light housekeeping and personal care duties are performed by paraprofessional staff 1 to 2 days a week; 2 to 3 hours a week depending on the individual service plan and the needs of the customer.
- The paraprofessional staff also provides grocery shopping, meal preparation, runs essential errands and helps with simple health care routines.
- A reassessment with the customer is provided by a Program Supervisor and/or Social Worker every six months where the needs and services provided to the customer are reviewed and discussed in detail to determine if there are any needed changes.
- Case management services are provided by a Social Worker to the customers when needed as we provide support and guidance through our services.
- The services are provided Monday through Friday 8:00 to 4:30 with the exception of holidays and the customers that receive services through the Medicaid Waiver Program.
- The Adult Homemaker Program provides assistance to eligible elderly, mentally and physically challenged adults who require assistance with household tasks and/or personal care in order to stay in their homes.