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Personal Care / Home Support

Overview of Service

Personal care provides assistance with:

  • Ambulating
  • Application and removal of adaptive devices
  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Medication monitoring and set up
  • Toileting

Home Support assists with daily household activities to help older adults with light cleaning and laundry. Services are based on health and safety needs.

Eligible Population

  • 60+

Other Eligibility Criteria

A sliding scale based on income is used to determine the fee to the individual for both services.

Average Length of Service

  • Varies based on need

Frequency & Location of Contacts

Frequency is based upon the consumers needs. This service is provided in the consumers home.

Core Components of the Service

Personal care provides assistance with bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, grooming, ambulating, application and removal of adaptive devices. Medication monitoring and set up. Service is provided by a trained worker when there is no other responsible person available or capable of providing such services or to provide occasional relief to the person regularly providing such service.

Home Support services provides basic care and management, shopping assistance, and personal laundry to maintain the consumer's health and safety. Heavy cleaning only as necessary to maintain a consumer's health and safety.

Service Providers

Community Resources for Independence. 
3150 State Route 257, Suite 2
Seneca, PA 16346-2440
Phone: (866) 209-3882 or (814) 677-4655

Helpmates

(855) 333-7910

Alma Health (Medstaffers)
27 Broockwood Ave.
Carlisle, PA 17015
Phone: (866) 695-8233



  • Care Unlimited
    Phone: 800-828-1813
  • Community Resource for Independence
    Phone: 866-209-3882
  • Heartfelt Health Care Services
    Phone: 814-616-2803
  • Med Staffers
    Phone: 866-695-82-233
  • Monarch Care Service
    Phone: 814-969-2285

Contact Us

  1. Venango County Human Services
  2. 1 Dale Avenue
  3. Franklin, PA 16323

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