Community-Based In-Home Services Page
The Community Based In Home Services program (CBIHS) is used to provide services to those qualified individuals who are at risk of premature institutionalization. These services are designed to keep people in the least restrictive environment for as long as possible. If you would like to see what CBIHS services are in which county, please view the OAA services provider index.
Care Coordination - Assistance either in the form of access or care coordination in circumstances where the person and/or their care-givers are experiencing diminished functioning capacities, personal conditions or other characteristics which require the provision of services by formal service providers. Activities of case management include assessing needs, developing care plans, authorizing services, arranging services, coordinating the provision of services among providers, follow-up and reassessment as required.
Personal care - Providing personal assistance, stand-by assistance, supervision or cues for persons with the inability to perform with one or more of the following activities of daily living; eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, transferring in and out of bed/chair, or walking.
Chore services - Providing assistance to persons with the inability to perform one or more of the following instrumental activities of daily living; heavy housework, yard work, or sidewalk maintenance.
Homemaker services - Providing assistance to persons with an inability to perform one or more of the following instrumental activities of daily living; preparing meals, shopping for personal items, managing money, using the telephone, or doing light housework.
Respite care - Respite care services offer temporary, substitute supports, or living arrangements for older persons in order to provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members or other caregivers.
Personal Emergency Response Systems - Electronic warning devise informing emergency personnel of an accident or safety hazard to a client in their home.
Adult day care - Provision of personal care for dependent adults in a supervised, protective, congregate setting during some portion of a twenty-four-hour day.
Hospice - Services provided to the terminally ill, allowing him/her to remain at home with their family.
Eligibility for these services: A client must be 18 years of age or older, and, through an ongoing evaluation, to be at risk of premature institutionalization.
To find out more about this program or to locate service providers please call the program manager, Rebecca McDaniel at 307-777-8735 or toll free: 800-442-2766