HOME ASSISTANCE SERVICES

§ SVNA Home Assistance:   

Provides personal care aides, homemakers and companions to help with grooming & dressing, bathing, light housekeeping, laundry, meal prep, medication reminders, socialization, accompany clients to medical and non-medical appointments, transportation and errands including grocery shopping.

Phone: (860) 435-0816  - 30A Salmon Kill Road, Salisbury CT 06068 – http://www.salisburyvna.org

Contact: Meghan Plouffe at email: MPlouffe@salisburyvna.org

§ VNA Northwest  Nursing Registry

The private duty arm of VNA Northwest, Inc. provides RNs, LPNs, CNAs, personal care attendants, companions, domestic care and drivers.   Caregivers are available for a few hours or around the clock.

Phone: (860) 567-2476       607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Bantam, CT 06750

 www.vnanw.org  mailto:infonr@vnanw.org

§ GeronNursing Registry NW 

 Specializes in the care of the older person in the northwest hills of CT and neighboring Dutchess and Putnam counties in NY.

Provides all aspects of care in the home with RNs, LPNs, CNAs, personal care attendants, homemakers, companions and hospital sitters   Caregivers are available from two hours to 24 hour around the clock service.

The agency is registered with the State of CT Depts. CT of Consumer Protection & Labor, insured, bonded and employee based (W-2).

Phone: (860) 364-5799     81 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069

Marie Fiddner, Operations Manager:  Marie@geronnursing.com

 

www.geronnursinginc.com 

 

§ Winsted Nursing Care Service

A licensed private homecare nursing registry, can supply CNA’s and HHA’s as patient care assistants (with a two hour minimum), and live-in support.  We work closely with local VNA’s. 

winstednursingcareservice.com  Contact Darlene Eid-Grant, RN, owner, for home evaluations:  Phone: (860) 379-3259.

§ Family Strides

Programs include home visits for first-time parents, help in applying for State assistance, parenting courses for fathers, and income-based WIC nutritional Information.

350 Main Street, Suite D, Torrington CT  06790

Phone:  (860) 482-3236

www.familystrides.org

§ Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home

Providing leadership, education and advocacy information by fostering collaboration around issues addressing access, quality and the affordability of home care & hospice services in Connecticut.

Phone:  203-265-9931  Fax: 203-949-0031     110 Barnes Road – Wallingford, CT  06492

www.cthealthcareathome.org 

§ Connecticut Community Care, Inc.

43 Enterprise Drive Bristol, Connecticut 06010-7472
Phone: (203) 596-4800   Toll-free: (800) 870-1852
TTY: (860) 274-1859, 866-999-9146 Fax: (860) 274-1860
www.ctcommunitycare.org

Toll-free: (800) 654-2183 Services offered:  For individual age 65+, statewide, private, non-profit care management organization, dedicated to assisting older adults and disabled individuals to remain at home

§ Goshen Community Care and Hospice  

(860) 491-4673  gohosp@sbcglobal.net

Offers a variety of services to the residents of Goshen:  Outreach (visits, phone calls, transportation to medical), Home Again (for residents newly returned from hospital or nursing home), Senior Social  (Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. at Church of Christ Congregational in Goshen – games and light refreshments), and Hospice.

§ State of Connecticut Agency for Long Term Care Support & Services

http://www.ct.gov/longtermcare

State Department on Aging – “Community Choices”

Community Choices is an information hub linking older adults, persons living with disabilities, and caregivers in Connecticut to the services and supports they seek. Our dedicated staff can connect you to everything from a name and phone number to more detailed information regarding community services through activities such as benefit screening, options counseling, and care transitions.   http://www.ct.gov/aging

§ Western CT Area Agency on Aging

84 Progress Lane, Waterbury

(800) 994-9942   www.wcaaa.org

The Western CT Community Choices serves the following towns: Barkhamsted, Beacon Falls, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Canaan, Cheshire, Colebrook, Cornwall, Danbury, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Fairfield, New Hartford, New Milford, Newtown, Norfolk, North Canaan, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Sherman, Southbury, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Winsted, Wolcott and Woodbury

§ Respite Care Program

Program offering daytime or overnight relief for caregivers or individuals with Alzheimer’s or related disorders. Maximum income requirements apply.

For information contact the Alzheimer’s Association or Area Agency on Aging (800) 994-9422

§ Personal Response System:

Personal emergency response system for those living alone who may be at risk due to a health condition or age.  Help may be summoned at the touch of the personal help button worn on a neck chain or wrist-strap. 

RescueLink (860) 482-9914 LIFELINE services and devices (860) 496-6648

§ Chore Services

 Chore workers come into the home to provide the following non-medical help as needed: housekeeping, shopping, laundry, cooking, yard maintenance and minor home repair – and a break for family caregivers.  Chore programs target those who are 60 and over.  There is no charge for services although donations based upon the family’s income level are encouraged.  Local workers with appropriate skills should apply.

 

Chore Service (860) 435-9177 

PO Box 522, Lakeville, CT 06039

chore@choreservice.org     www.choreservice.org

Covers Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, Norfolk, Salisbury/Lakeville and Sharon.  Anyone may use the service, though it targets those with low income.

 

Helping Hands Chore Service (860) 379-4900

115 Spencer Street, P.O. Box 888, Winsted, CT 06098

Covers Barkhamsted, Colebrook, New Hartford, Norfolk, Winsted/Winchester.

iconnole@winstedhealthcenter.org     www.winstedhealthcenter.org

 

Litchfield Hills Chore Service (860) 567-6121

74 West Street, P. O. Box 294, Litchfield, CT  06759

coordinatorlhcs@yahoo.com        http://www.choreservicelh.org/

Covers Goshen, Litchfield, Morris, Roxbury, Warren and Washington.


§ Friendly Visitors

(860) 435-9177

Sponsored by the Chore Service (Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, Norfolk, Salisbury/Lakeville and Sharon).  Volunteer Visitors provide companionship for older or disabled persons, with regular visits and occasional phone calls. Clients and volunteers may share interests and hobbies, attend a local event, play a game of chess or just have a cup of tea and chat (and listen).  

Webmaster: H. Bancroft 2016  webmaster@nwcares.org