Need a little help to stay at home? With support from Illinois Department on Aging's Community Care Program, our in-home caregivers are specially trained to provide loving care. They are background checked, fingerprinted, and bonded for your safety.
- Household cleaning chores
- Meal preparation
- Shopping and errands
- Personal care such as grooming and bathing
- Home Care Assistants are not trained to provide medical care, but can escort clients to doctor appointments using our public transportation services.
NOW HIRING Caregivers / Home Care Assistants!
We are looking for caring, highly organized people with superior customer service skills to join our team. Care is provided in Boone County only. Help us make a difference in the lives of seniors while building meaningful relationships. Candidates must pass a background check and possess a High School diploma (or G.E.D.) and a valid driver's license. Bi-lingual skills are appreciated.
Apply in person at 2141 Henry Luckow Lane in Belvidere or send resume to [email protected]
Boone County Council on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a United Way agency.
Services are free to eligible older adults, and Mercyhealth at Home determines eligibility as follows:
- Age 60+
- Resident of Boone County
- United States Citizen
- Physically in need of services
- Within the asset requirements
5 steps to obtaining in-home care:
- Call us (815-544-9893) and speak to Amber or Cindy OR call Mercyhealth at Home (815-971-3502).
- A visit in your home will be arranged to assess your needs and see if you are eligible for the program.
- A Mercyhealth at Home case worker will refer you to an agency providing care (that's us!).
- We will contact you and set up an appointment to visit you in your home. All aspects of the program will be shared with you at that time and a schedule for in-home care established.
- Service by one of our Home Care Assistants will begin!
|Amber, CCP Supervisor