Home Delivered Meals
What are Home Delivered Meals
Home Delivered Meals are intended to help maintain and improve the health of impaired home-bound older adults by providing nutritionally balanced meals served in the home.
Home Delivered Meals help to enable impaired older adults to remain at home as long as possible and facilitate the discharge of older adults from hospitals and care providing facilities.
Persons 60 years of age and older who are physically or mentally unable to obtain food or prepare meals, who have no responsible person who is able and willing to prepare meals and who are home-bound. Also the client must be unable to participate in the congregate nutrition program because of physical or mental impairment. The spouse of an eligible older adult may also be eligible to receive a home delivered meal.
How Much Will It Cost?
There is No Cost to you. Senior Services of Hoke County provides this program for Hoke County through Home and Community Care Block Grant Funding.
The purpose of the Consumer Contribution Policy is to extend the availability of in home and community based services administered by the Division of Aging by soliciting from all service recipients a portion of the cost of services rendered based upon their ability to pay.
Revenues collected from service recipients will be retained by the local service provider and be used to increase services to existing clients and/ or provide in home and community based services to other individuals in need of such services.
Contributions are entirely voluntary and services will not be reduced or terminated for failure to contribute. All information regarding a client's participation in consumer contributions shall be kept confidential.
Waiting List Service Priority
- Individuals who have been abused, neglected and/or exploited.
- Individuals who are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
- Individuals who are health impaired and need individual nutritional support.
- Individuals whose independent living arrangements do not provide adequate facilities for meal preparations.
- Individuals who do not have a caregiver paid/unpaid to assist with care during daytime hours.