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Adult Homemaker Program

Homemaker Staff

Adult Homemaker Program- Patricia Wingfield, Program Manager II

Program Description:

The Adult Homemaker Program provides caring assistance and support which enables eligible adults to maintain independent living in their homes.

Eligibility:

  • 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.
  • The customer may also make self-referrals for the services and be placed on the waiting list.
  • Customers must meet the income eligibility guidelines.

Services Provided:

  • 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.

Contact Information:
Phone: (615) 862-6480
Fax: (615) 880-2533