The Community Care Transitions program provides home care services for those at risk of premature placement into facility-based care. Assistance is also provided to individuals transitioning from one care setting to another.
Home care and community based services provided in collaboration with partner organizations include:
Eligibility criteria for these services include age consideration, medical condition, and meeting financial requirements. For more information about service eligibility call 385.468.3270.
Medicaid eligibility is required for the Medicaid Aging and New Choices Waiver programs
To be eligible for the Medicaid Aging Waiver you must:
To be eligible for the Medicaid New Choices Waiver you must:
To be eligible for home care through The Alternatives Program (TAP) you must:
Opportunities are varied and based upon the client’s needs. Volunteer responsibilities can increase as the volunteer and client become familiar with each other. If the volunteer has a car and agrees to transport the client, activities may include running errands, taking the client to appointments, helping the homebound get out of the house, shopping, etc. Other activities may include visiting and talking, cooking, light yard and house work, helping with phone calls, etc.
Pass an extensive background check and be at least 18 years of age (exceptions have been made for younger mature volunteers). Time commitments vary per client.
Orientation on a personal basis is provided depending on what duty(s) the volunteer performs. Ongoing support is provided through email, phone, and personal contact as needed.
Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services invites your company to apply as a provider for The Alternatives Program and the Caregiver Support Program. These programs directly purchase needed services and supports for clients from a pool of approved providers. The listing of approved providers is established as a result of contracts from eligible applications received on an ongoing basis. The Alternatives Program and the Caregiver Support Program are continually looking for opportunities to partner with providers of the following services and supports:
Emily Pavelka, CCTP Office Coordinator 385.468.3294 for more information.