|Service:||ARChoices in Homecare | Division Home|
|About:||A Medicaid home and community-based program that provides attendant care, Home-Delivered Meals, Personal Emergency Response System, Adult Day Services, Adult Day Health Services, Facility-Based Respite Care, In-Home Respite Care, and Environmental Accessibility Adaptions/Adaptive Equipment to individuals age 21 through 64 with a physical disability or individuals who are 65 and older. These individuals must meet the criteria for intermediate nursing home care. The individual’s income should be less than 300% of poverty and meet the resource limits for Medicaid. Persons who qualify may also receive regular Medicaid benefits. The major goal of this program is to provide services that assist eligible persons to remain in their homes or live with family in order to prevent or delay institutionalization.|
|Service:||Nursing Homes | Division Home|
|About:||Nursing homes provide total care for their residents--meeting needs from social to dietary to medical. They are staffed by licensed nurses and certified nursing assistants. Nursing homes accept a variety of payment methods, such as private pay (which includes insurance), Medicaid, and Medicare. No age requirement applies to nursing home placements.|
|Contact:||Call 501-682-8430 | Email|
|Service:||The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program - (SFMNP) | Division Home|
|About:||(SFMNP) is a USDA funded program that provides low income seniors (60+) with coupons that can be exchanged for locally grown eligible foods (fruit, vegetables, honey, and fresh cut herbs) at participating farmer’s markets and roadside stands.
In Arkansas the SFMNP is available in nine counties of northwest Arkansas, as follows: Benton, Carroll, Boone, Marion, Baxter, Washington, Madison, Newton, and Searcy. To enroll in the SFMNP a person must be age 60 or older, live in one of the participating counties, and have an income level within 185% of the poverty level. For information on enrollment contact the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas at 1-870-741-1144.
|Contact:||Call 501-320-6575 | Email|
|Website:||The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program - (SFMNP) |
|Service:||Adult Abuse Hotline | Division Home|
|About:||Do you suspect an adult is being abused or neglected at home or in a care facility? If so, call our hotline to make a confidential report.|
|Service:||Adult Family Homes | Division Home|
|About:||The Adult Family Homes (AFH) services is offered through the ARChoices Home and Community-Based Waiver. The AFH are set up to provide personal care and supportive services (e.g., attendant care, transportation and medication oversight (to the extent permitted under State Law), that is provided in a certified private home by a principal care provider who lives in the home. AFH services provide a family living environment for adults who are functionally impaired and who, due to the severity of their functional impairments, are considered to be at imminent risk of death or serious bodily harm and, as a consequence, are not capable of fully independent living. AFH Services are provided in a home-like setting. The provider must include the beneficiary in the life of the family as much as possible. The provider must assist the beneficiary in becoming or remaining active in the community.
Adult Family Homes add a dimension of family living to the provision of supportive services and personal care services such as:
D. Care for occasional incontinence (bowel/bladder)
E. Assistance with eating
F. Enhancement of skills and independence in daily living
G. Transportation to allow access to the community
|Contact:||Call 501-320-6591 | Email|
|Website:||Adult Family Homes|
|Service:||Adult Protective Services | Division Home|
|About:||Adult Protective Services investigates maltreatment, abuse, neglect and exploitation of individuals age 18 and older. |
|Service:||Choices in Living Resource Center | Division Home|
|About:||The Choices in Living Resource Center is an Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). We provide helpful information about long term services and supports in Arkansas.
Trained Counselors are here to help you sort through the many options that are available and to assist you in making informed decisions. Anyone may contact us for assistance at 1-866-801-3435 — there is never a cost.
|Website:||Choices in Living Resource Center|