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Supportive Services for Residents in Apartments: Enhancing Independence and Dignity

Unlike any other community in Lancaster County, Homestead Village is licensed to provide residents with personal care services for short- or long-term periods of time right in their apartments through the Supportive Services program. This unique program allows for residents to thrive where they are, and not have to relocate or downsize to another part of campus if they need personal care.  It also means that couples can stay together in their apartment, even if only one person requires care.   

Services include:

  • Three meals daily in our dining room
  • Bed making/linen changes
  • Weekly housekeeping

And one or more of the following services:

  • Wheelchair transports
  • Light daily housekeeping
  • Medication management
  • Laundry
  • Hygiene assistance
  • Continence management reminders
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Shopping
  • Periodic checking—seven days a week through the 24-hour period
  • Health management

Because needs for support vary from person to person, an individualized support plan is designed for each participant, with input from the resident, the responsible party, and staff. As the needs of the resident change, the support plan is revised in consultation with an interdisciplinary team. If the resident regains independence and is able to complete daily activities of living, the support plan is discontinued once the minimum contract period is completed.

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