PCA Caregiver Support Program (CSP)
PCA’s Caregiver Support Program provides: Education on caregiving techniques; information on adult day care centers; information on home health aide services; assistance for relatives over age 60 who are raising children age 18 or younger.
Families who qualify financially can also receive assistance from PCA with purchasing items and services including: Home adaptations and assistive devices such as lift chairs, bathroom safety grab bars and hand-held showers, which can help the care recipient to be more independent. Assistance may also be available to help with purchasing medically needed supplies such as Tylenol skin care products adult briefs and bed pads not covered by insurance such as Medicare and Medicaid. Assistance may also be available to help with personal care services; homemaker services; companion care; and adult day care.
Eligibility Guidelines for Financial Assistance:
Support is provided on a sliding scale based on the household income where the care recipient resides. Home modifications of a lifetime benefit up to $2 000 can also be made.PCA’s Caregiver Support Program provides assistance up to $200 a month to unpaid caregivers of impaired adults age 60 or over; or caregivers (age 55+) for individuals between 19-59 years of age who have a disability or who have a diagnosis of dementia. The caregiver must be age 18 or older and must be providing daily hands-on care.
Call the PCA Helpline at 215-765-9040 to learn more. PCA’s care managers also counsel families on their eligibility for other programs including: PACE and PACENET pharmaceutical programs Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Pennsylvania Property Tax or Rent Rebate Program
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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