Houston Health Department

Care Coordination

 

Personal Assistance
This service includes assistance with all tasks identified in Homemaker, plus activities related to the client's physical health. Assigned tasks and number of units per week are determined by the program supervisor, and can include:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Grooming
  • Routine Hair and Skin Care
  • Toileting
  • Transfer/Ambulation
  • Homemaker Services
  • In-Home Respite Care

Respite representatives recruit and train volunteers to provide in-home respite care for families of the elderly suffering with Alzheimer's disease.  Care teams work in groups of two offering personal care as well as companionship.