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Senior Services Division
Human Services > Senior Services Division
 
Mission: Senior Services case managers assist community residents with accessing a wide array of supportive services including​​​ a care plan based on an assessment of need. Services and specific program eligibility criteria vary.
 

Senior Services Programs​​​​


Case Management
Client centered activities that include assessing needs, service delivery coordination, and quality assurance/satisfaction follow-up. A connection between clients/caregivers and resources.

Companionship
Relieves loneliness and provides continuing social contact with the community by casual conversation, assistance with reading, writing letters, or entertaining games.

Congregate Meals
Provides a meal to an eligible client or other eligible participant at the congregate meal site. Read about our Congregate Meals Program and Home Delivered Meal Service.

Consumable Medical Supplies
Provides supplies used by the client, caregiver, or service staff which are essential to adequately caring for the needs of the client.

Depression Screening
The Senior Division provides depression screening through the Healthy Ideas (Identifying Depression, Empowering Activities for Seniors). The program includes educational material, helpful interventions to alleviate depressive symptoms, and referral/linkages to medical help for more chronic depressive needs.

Emergency Alert Response
Provides a community based electronic monitoring system working with the telephone line to allow the calls for help when needed. It is monitored 24 hours per day at a central monitoring station.

Home Delivered Meals
Provides a nutritious meal for an eligible, functionally impaired, home bound participant. Read about our Congregate Meals Program and Home Delivered Meal Service.

Homemaker Services
Provides a trained homemaker to accomplish specific home management duties including but not limited to housekeeping, meal planning, meal preparation and storage, shopping, errands, and bill management

Housing Improvement/Emergency Home Repair
Provides home repairs or alterations to the client’s home in instances where there are housing code violations or dangers that would prohibit the client from staying in their own home.

Legal Services
Legal assistance services are provided to assist clients to become aware of and protect their civil/legal rights through activities or direct intervention by attorneys or legal paraprofessionals

Nutrition Counseling
Provides individualized or group advice and guidance to individuals who are at nutritional risk because of nutritional history, current dietary intake, medications or chronic illnesses. Options for improving the client’s nutritional status is provided by a registered, licensed dietitian or other health professional functioning within their legal scope. Read about our Congregate Meals Program and Home Delivered Meal Service.

Nutrition Education
Presentations are designed to promote better health by providing accurate, informative and culturally sensitive instructions on nutrition, physical fitness or health (as it relates to nutrition). Nutrition education may be tailored to groups or individuals and is overseen by a dietitian or individual of comparable expertise. Read about our Congregate Meals Program and Home Delivered Meal Service.

Personal Care
Provides assistance to functionally impaired elders with bathing, dressing, ambulation, housekeeping, supervision, emotional security, meals, and securing health care from appropriate sources.

Respite Care
Provides relief or rest from the constant/continued supervision, companionship, therapeutic and/or personal care of a functionally impaired older person for a specific period of time.

Transportation
Provides travel to and/or from providers of community agencies and resources. List of providers may include but are not limited to; supermarkets, doctors, laboratories, or nursing homes to visit a loved one. See Transit Services for additional information.




Senior Services
1050 Loveland Blvd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
941.833.6500
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