These assessments help to identify resources, set up in home services, schedule appointments, and assist with sorting through mail and paying bills. There is an initial in home assessment and 3 quarterly follow-up visits in order to monitor the senior’s needs and implementation of services throughout the first year of service.
SOCIAL WORK ASSESSMENT
IN-HOME NURSING SUPPORT
For those with personal care or medical needs, a nursing assessment is available. Based on the assessment, the client can receive pill box refills, medication monitoring, vital checks, and medical case management.
HOME HEALTH AIDE SERVICES
Having an extra hand around the home by a caring professional can be supremely helpful. Our certified homecare staff assist clients with bathing, meal preparation, and also offer companion care.
CATERED HOME DELIVERED MEALS
Clients can receive healthy kosher meals sealed in microwaveable containers. The meals are priced at $7 each, and can be arranged for pick-up or delivery. Gift cards are also available if you wish to purchase meals for a loved one. To order meals for the first time or to inquire, please call (856) 424-1333
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR BENEFIT ASSISTANCE
JFCS has a long-standing commitment to care for the Holocaust Survivors residing in our community. Together with grants from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), The New Jersey State Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program and private donors, the Senior Services Department provides assistance with restitution applications, ongoing social work and nursing case management, homemaker and personal care services, Kosher Catered Home Delivered Meals, transportation, and supportive counseling. The socialization of our Survivors is enhanced through our monthly Café Europa luncheon, which offers a kosher lunch and often hosts musical entertainment or holiday programming. For an updated list of eligibility programs for Holocaust Survivors, please visit here: www.claimscon.org Tell Me More
VETERANS ASSISTANCE SUPPORT PROGRAM
Veteran clients have difficulty arranging their appointments, getting transportation to treatments, and identifying the benefits to which they are entitled. To help meet the challenges and needs of our veteran population in Southern New Jersey, JFCS created the Veterans Assistance Program, which is designed to help veterans receive the care and consideration they deserve. Tell Me More
For many, going to the doctor can be difficult. Especially when trying to remember or understand all the information the doctor imparts – in complex medical terms – and being able to follow those instructions. JFCS offers a remedy to this very dilemma: the Patient Partners Program. The program will pair trained volunteers with clients to accompany the patient to his or her doctor appointments. Tell Me More