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Personal Care Services in Massachusetts

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Personal Care Services in Massachusetts

Elara Caring provides in-home assistance for qualified individuals with a focus on help with activities of daily living, home safety and personal care. Private Duty: In-home concierge assistance for qualified patients with focus on help with activities of daily living, home safety, medication refills and personal care. Our team of professionals includes:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Certified Home Health Aides

Answer a few questions to see how Elara Caring may be able to help with your daily needs.

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Does your condition limit your ability to care for yourself in your home?*

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Do you or a loved one need help with any of these activities?*

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Do you or a loved one need support with any of these activities?*

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may benefit from personal care services. Elara Caring may be able to help determine your eligibility.

Frequently Asked Questions

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age of 60 years or older.
  • Resides in the geographical area served by the ASAP.
  • Income for the individual or couple is at or below the ASAP income guidelines.
  • Income guidelines can be found on the Elder Affairs website, and follow links to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Office of Elder Affairs, and the state home care program.
  • Elder is determined to be frail based on assistance needed with activities of daily living (ADLs) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs).

Fees: The Home Care Program operates on a sliding fee scale, which is based on the elder or couple’s gross income. The ASAP can require proof of income. There is no asset test, beyond the income generated by the assets. Fees range from $0 to $140 per month.

Home Care Services: The core service is case management. The following services are provided either directly by the ASAP or by contract with other vendors:

  • Homemaker
  • Personal Care
  • Chore Services
  • Supportive Home Care
  • Medication Dispensing Aide System

As noted above, the service package is limited by state budget constraints and is developed by the case manager in consultation with the elder and family.

Case Manger from ASAP sends referral to provider.

Case Manager authorizes services based on need.

Provider completes intake and schedules services. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Personal care
  • Companion
  • Occupational therapy
  • Nursing
  • Medication management
  • Medical escort
  • Homemaking
  • Chores

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