Indiana Expands Structured Household Care Program to Assist Guardians
INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The state of Indiana expanded its Structured Family Care Program (SFC) to provide guardians with much-needed support so they can continue to care for older adults in the comfort of their homes. The involvement of guardians in the Indiana Medicaid Age and Disability Waiver is a reflection of an ongoing commitment by the state Indiana Promote support programs for family carers. SFC, a program developed by Caregiver Homes of. is offered Indiana von Seniorlink provides nurses with access to experienced nursing teams, clinical expertise and technology, and a financial grant to assist them in their nursing duties. The involvement of legal guardians reflects an ongoing commitment by the state Indiana Promote support programs for family carers.
“We applaud Indianas Division of Aging for their continued commitment to providing caregivers the support they need to care for their loved ones effectively and confidently, “said Melanie Morris, Director of Operations at Caregiver Homes of Indiana. “The Structured Family Care Program has served as a major initiative in the state to deliver high quality care to our most vulnerable, especially during the difficult times we have been through last year. The expansion of SFC to include legal guardians provides these caregivers with the additional services and support they need to provide effective care. ”
According to the state IndianaA legal guardian is a person or institution appointed by the court who is responsible for the care and supervision of a person and / or the property of a person incapable of acting. Parents of underage children are not taken into account.
Nursing homes from Indiana by Seniorlink has become a resource for thousands of families across the state since the SFC program launched in 2013. For families caring for a Medicaid-eligible parent, spouse, sibling, or loved one with a disability, the Caregiver Homes SFC program can connect with trained care teams through phone calls, home visits, and the Vela care collaboration app to help Receive guidance, coaching and support. Family carers in the program also receive a tax-free grant.
“Family takes care of family,” Ms. Morris continues. “Without the relentless support of caregivers, including spouses, our ability to care for those most in need would be strained.”
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