Homemaker services enable the individual or the family member(s) or friend(s) with whom the individual resides to maintain their primary private home. Chore services consist of services needed to maintain the home in a clean, sanitary, and safe condition.
Your home is your castle. Homemaker services will keep it that way.
Homemaker: Enable the participant or family member(s) or friend(s) with whom the participant resides to maintain their primary private home.
Household member is temporarily absent or unable to manage the home and no landlord or provider agency is responsible.
Includes: cleaning, laundry, meal prep, and other general household care
Chore: Services needed to maintain the home in a clean, sanitary, and safe condition.
Includes: washing floors, windows, and walls, tacking down loose rugs/tiles, moving heavy items of furniture in order to provide safe access/egress, ice, snow, and/or leaf removal, and yard maintenance.
Both: Neither the participant nor anyone else in the household is capable of performing the function and no one else (caregiver, relative, landlord, agency) is capable of or responsible for the provision