To fill this critical need, PASSi delivers services in nineteen languages including Cantonese, Khmer, English, Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Hindi, and Gujarati. Our Home Health Aides share a cultural and linguistic background with the clients they care for, further enhancing their quality of life.
Services Offered to Clients
The home care program is available to all individuals that functionally qualify for home care services, without any regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Will The Process Take?
It usually takes 1-2 month(s) from the date of the initial call. PASSi refers the case to the local Area Agency on Aging (AAA). The AAA assessor evaluates the client’s health condition. If the client qualifies, PASSi will receive a service order from the AAA to send a home health aide to the client’s home for a specified number of hours per week.
How Much Does It Cost?
Services are available at no cost to qualified, low income individuals.
Call us at 215-572-1234 if you or your family member needs help with daily living activities such as bathing, grooming, dressing, or preparing meals.
This waiver program is designed for disabled individuals age 60 and older who require nursing facility level of care.
This program is designed for individuals age 18-59 who have a physical impairment lasting 12 months or more and require nursing facility level of care.
Candidates must be mentally alert and capable of directing their own care.
This program is designed for individuals age 18-59 and older who have a physical disability that is likely to last indefinitely combined with substantial functional limitations. These may include mobility and community limitations requiring nursing facility level of care.
Qualified individuals must not have a primary diagnosis of mental health, mental retardation or be ventilator dependent to qualify.
Individuals that do not meet the financial and/or functional eligibility guidelines may be approved for services under the Options Program provided by county of your residence.
To learn more, please contact PASSi or your local County Assistance office.