Division of Aging and Long Term Care
614 Division Street, MS-5
Port Orchard, WA,  98366
Phone: 1-800-562-6418  Fax: (360)337-5746
 
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Home-Delivered Meals
 
bullet Kitsap ALTC contracts with Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Services to provide home-delivered meal services in our county.
bullet Home-delivered meals are provided to vulnerable older persons who are home-bound by reason of illness, incapacitating disability, or who are otherwise isolated.
bullet This program intends to
bullet maintain or improve the health status
of these individuals.
bullet support their independence.
bullet prevent institutionalization.
bullet allow earlier discharge from hospitals,
nursing homes, or other residential
care facilities.
bullet Each meal served contains at least one-third of the current Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council.

For more information please call (360) 377-8511 or toll free (888) 877-8511.

For information on Congregate Mealsites, please view Community Based Services.

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Mental Health Services

bullet Kitsap ALTC contracts with Kitsap Mental Health Services to provide both Older Adult Counseling and Substance Abuse services.
 
bullet Older Adult Counseling provides outpatient and consultation/ education services designed to
bullet evaluate an older person's need for mental health intervention.
bullet determine the type of intervention needed.
bullet provide appropriate treatment or referral for treatment.
bullet disseminate information to help older persons gain access to needed mental health and other community services.
bullet provide specialized training, consultation and education to community agencies and organizations to improve community services and increase awareness of mental health issues.
 
bullet Chemical Dependency Counseling provides
bullet specialized assessments for persons age 60 and above, which include individualized treatment recommendations.
bullet assistance in obtaining treatment at whatever level available and the client is willing to accept.
bullet community planning efforts to provide enhanced services for persons in need of substance abuse services, both in and out-patient.

For more information about or referral to either program, please call (360) 337-5700. For information on Kitsap Mental Health Services please call (360) 373-5031.

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Personal Care Services

bullet COPES, Medicaid and DDD in-home Personal Care Services are provided by contracted home care agencies (AAA Residential Services, Catholic Community Services, Kitsap Home Care Services, Korean Women's Association, Lutheran Community Services Northwest and ResCare HomeCare) and/or Individual Providers.
bullet Respite personal care services are provided through contracted home care agencies only.
bullet Personal Care Services helps an individual to stay in his/her home and live as independently as possible.
bullet Services may include assistance with
bullet eating
bullet dressing
bullet toileting
bullet ambulation
bullet transferring
bullet positioning
bullet bathing and
bullet self-medication.
bullet Services may also include adaptations to the home, Personal Emergency Response Systems, and skilled nursing care and caregiver training.

For more information, contact Kitsap ALTC's Information and Assistance staff at (360) 337-5700 or 1-800-562-6418.

Personal Care Services are also available for people who wish to pay privately through these and other providers in Kitsap County. (See Where To Turn)

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Respite Care

bullet Respite Care
bullet relieves family or other unpaid caregivers of adults with functional disabilities from caregiving duties for short time periods.
bullet can include personal care or supervision.
bullet is provided in the home by contracted home care agencies, or out of the home by contracted providers such as nursing facilities or adult day care/health..
bullet is available on an hourly and daily basis, including 24-hour care for several consecutive days.

For more information, contact Kitsap ALTC's Information and Assistance staff, or Family Caregiver Support Program at (360) 337-5700 or 1-800-562-6418.

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Senior Community Service Employment Program (Title V)

bullet The Title V program is an employment and training program that
bullet provides part-time paid community service training opportunities.
bullet fosters individual economic self-sufficiency through subsidized training and subsequent placement into unsubsidized jobs for Kitsap County residents who are age 55 and over and who are in the greatest economic and social need.
bullet Kitsap ALTC currently manages this program. The Program Coordinator is located at WorkSource of Kitsap County, a division of the Washington State Employment Security Department to provide senior employment services.

For more information please call (360) 337-4756.                        

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Updated October 07, 2013

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