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Area Agency on Aging, Area 15 / Hoosier Uplands

Last Update:3/26/2019
Contact:Trudy K. Wells
Title:CIRSA/D
Address:521 West Main Street
Mitchell, IN 47446
County:Lawrence
Phone:(812) 849-4457
Toll Free:(800) 333-2451
Fax:(812) 849-4467
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.hoosieruplands.org
Mission
The mission of Hoosier Uplands, is to plan, implement or cause to be implemented, and provide comprehensive services to the poor, elderly, and disabled.
Program Description
We are the Aging and Disability Resouce Center (ADRC) for our area.

Area Agency on Aging is the required point of entry for Indiana's CHOICE program (Community and Home Options to Institutional Care for the Elderly and Disabled) and a variety of Medicaid waivers, Social Services Block Grants and Title III Services. Also ADRC and the Angel Foundation.  The Angel Foundation grants wishes to terminally ill adults 18 years and older.

The case management services include:
  • client initial screening and intake;
  • assessment of client needs;
  • determination of service and/or care needs;
  • determination of vendor or service provider;
  • service arrangement or linkage with resources;
  • on-going monitoring, review, coordination, and care plan modification;
  • client discharge/program termination.
Case managers make home visits to determine personal care and other needs, develop care plans, and coordinate a variety of in-home and other needed services. Supportive services may include:
  • home-delivered meals;
  • home health aides;
  • homemaker services;
  • adult day care;
  • transportation;
  • respite care;
  • attendant care;
  • home modifications;
  • adaptive aids and devices.
Case managers also perform financial assessments to make sure that individuals have access to any subsidized service or benefit for which they might qualify. Information gathered during a financial and/or needs assessment is confidential.
Financial
Services
Case Management
Financial Assistance
Home Modifications
Information & Referral
Medicaid Waiver
Respite
Counties Serviced
Crawford
Lawrence
Orange
Washington
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