Personal Care Services

Provides services to Medicaid eligible individuals based on physical and/or mental impairment as determined by a physician.

Participants must be in need of assistance with personal care, which includes bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, walking, and nutritional support.  If personal care is needed, then assistance with light housekeeping can be provided.

Medicaid Waiver & Case Management

Provides long-term care services to enable individuals to remain in their homes rather than receive nursing home care.  The West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources determines financial eligibility, with assets not exceeding Medicaid limitations.  The individual may then choose a case management agency and homemaker agency to plan and implement appropriate services.  The Barbour County Senior Center, Inc., is a provider of case management and homemaker services.

Veterans Program

Provision of personal care services, meal preparation and light housekeeping to Veterans approved by the Veterans Administration for this program.

Family Alzheimers In-Home Respite Program

Provides respite care for individuals, sixty years of age or older, with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, giving caregivers a break.  A sliding fee is charged for this service.

Title IIIE In-House Respite

Provides respite to a caregiver who is responsible for the care of a frail older person, sixty years of age or older.  Donations are encouraged for this service.

Private Pay In-Home Services

In-Home services are provided for a sliding fee, based on the individual's income.  Care may include personal care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, errands, and companionship.

Homemaker

Provides assistance to persons having difficulty with preparing meals, shopping for personal items, medication management, managing money, using the telephone, and doing housework.  Donations are encouraged for this service.

Lighthouse

This program is designed to assist persons sixty years of age or older with personal care, mobility, nutrition, and housekeeping.  The person must be medically and financially eligible.  A sliding fee is charged for this service.