The Assisted Living Program
The Assisted Living Program offers support for the elderly who requires assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and can no longer remain in their independent homes. Financial support may be available. For more information, contact us at 301-265-8450.
The Ombudsman Program
The Ombudsman Program helps to protect persons living in nursing homes and other long term care centers by:
- Investigating complaints
- Ensuring resident rights
- Mediating disputes between family members and nursing home staff
- Educating staff, residents, family and the community regarding patient rights
- Providing information to the public about long term care
- Advocating for residents in long term care facilities.
Would you like to volunteer your time and talents to this vital service? Please call us at 301-265-8450 for more information.
Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver for Older Adults
This program enables older adults to remain in a community setting even though their advanced age or disability would warrant placement in a long-term care facility. The Waiver allows services that are typically covered by Medicaid only in a long-term care facility to be provided to eligible persons in their own homes, or in assisted living facilities.
For more information, call (301) 265-8450.
Elder Abuse Prevention & Treatment
The purpose of this initiative is to provide short-term counseling and links to additional support to any senior over 60 who is coping with some form of mistreatment. If you or someone you know is a victim of one of the following kinds of abuse, you should seek help:
- Physical Abuse
- Psychological Abuse
- Caregiver Neglect
For more information, call 301-265-8450.
The Adult Public Guardianship Program provides in-depth monitoring of wards appointed by the Court. The professional case manager staff assures the ongoing safety and well being of the elderly. For more information, contact us at 301-265-8450.
Money Follows the Person
Money Follows the Person (MFP) provides assistance to individuals to transition from an institution, for example a nursing facility, to community living in an apartment, private home, or small group setting. MFP initiatives increase outreach to individuals in institutions and decrease barriers to transition. New efforts under MFP include peer mentoring, enhanced transition assistance, improved information technology, housing assistance, and flexible transition funds. For additional information, please call (301) 265-8450.