The purpose of providing Senior In-Home Services is to maintain, strengthen and safeguarding the functioning of individuals in their own homes in accordance with an authorized Plan of Care. This means that Homecare Aide service helps older people continue to live in their own homes, helping them with some of the tasks they can no longer do for themselves.
Hellenic Foundation's Community Care Program, in collaboration with the Illinois Department on Aging, is designed to help qualifying seniors remain independent as long as nursing home placement is not necessary.
The Community Care Program is governed by laws passed by the Illinois General Assembly (the Legislature) and by regulations written by the Illinois Department on Aging.
Hellenic Foundation offers private-pay, in-home services to seniors.
The program allows for non-medical senior care through homecare aides, who assist with senior care activities like dressing, grooming, remembering to take medications; preparing meals; transferring; bathing; getting dressed; light housekeeping. A home care worker can also provide companionship to an older adult or an adult with a disability - engaging in a favorite hobby, watching movies or simply conversing.