In-Home Supports is an alternative to out-of-home care, such as skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, or board and care facilities. It helps to pay for services to eligible aged, blind and disabled individuals who are unable to remain safely in their own homes.
What kind of help is available?
In-Home Supports covers the most common activities of daily living needed by those with disabilities. The different activities are assessed according to the needs of the individual. They may include, but are not limited to:
- Grocery shopping
- Meal preparation and clean up
- Transportation to medical appointments
- Help with breathing equipment
- Toileting or incontinence-related needs
- Bathing and hygiene tasks
- Dressing assistance
- Medication management
- Tooth, nail, and hair care.