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Housekeeping

Program/Service description Housekeeping is an in-home service for frail older persons or adults with physical disabilities. The service allows them to live in their own homes as long as possible. Specific housekeeping services include assistance with shopping, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and laundry. All services are provided by trained housekeepers.
Public funding source(s)*
  • Older Americans Act (OAA)
  • Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)
Who is eligible Delaware residents 18 years of age or older who live in their own home or apartment and who meet specific medical eligibility criteria.  Persons 18 to 59 years of age must also meet Medicaid long term care financial and income criteria.
Where it is available Statewide
Who to contact for information or enrollment Contact the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities by phone or e-mail.
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*Public funding means that the program is paid for, in part or in whole, by the government. Some publicly-funded programs have eligibility requirements and provide services at low cost or no cost to people who qualify. Most of these programs and services though, are also available to people who are able to pay privately (with their own money). For more information, please see the Sources of Funding section of this web site.

Last Updated: Friday May 28 2010
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