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Meeting your daily needs at home

Homemaker/Personal Care, often called HPC, supports a person to be more independent while meeting their daily living needs. Homemaker/personal care advances the individual’s independence within their home and community and helps the individual meet daily living needs. Examples of support include:

  • Self Advocacy training to assist the expression of personal preferences, asserting rights, and making increasingly responsible choices,
  • Self-Direction making decisions and choices affecting the individual’s life
  • Daily Living Skills, including training in and providing assistance with meal preparation, personal care, self-administration of medication,
  • Implementation of recommended therapeutic interventions under the direction of a professional or extension therapeutic services, which consist of reinforcing physical, occupational, speech, and other therapeutic programs, Behavioral support strategies including training and assistance in appropriate expressions of emotions, assertiveness, or acquisition of socially-appropriate behaviors,
  • Medical and health care services such as routine administration of medication or tending to the needs of individuals who are ill or require attention to their medical needs on an ongoing basis
  • Emergency response training, including the development of responses in case of emergencies, prevention planning, and training in the use of equipment or technologies,
  • Community access services explore community services available to all people and activities needed by the individual to be integrated into and have more access to the community,
  • When provided with other components of homemaker/personal care, assist with personal finances.

When to Apply this Service

The person’s service and support administrator, or SSA, will assess them for a need for Homemaker/Personal Care. If there is a need, the SSA will include it in the person’s individual service plan.

(Source: https://dodd.ohio.gov/waivers-and-services/services/homemaker-personal-care)

You may request more information here or set an appointment with one of our representatives to discuss your needs in detail.