Important Coronavirus Update:
- All Support Services will continue with our Care Managers including Individual Supports, Family Supports and Support Groups via conference call – all services at Bella Vida.
- The Handyworker and Transportation services will be closed until further notice.
- All home delivered meals will continue as is – there will be some minor adjustments to protocol.
- Congregate meal service at Friendly Valley and Bouquet Canyon Apartments will provide fresh boxed lunch daily. Clients can take the meal back to their homes, as the dining areas will not be open.
- At Bella Vida, we will now provide fresh boxed lunches at our Bella Vida Drive Thru service for Seniors to pick up their meals Monday-Friday open 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Pick up and go. Located in the Bella Vida Parking lot for all individuals who have filled out a Universal Intake Form.
- For those whose only mode of transportation is the City Bus or Dial A Ride/Access – They will be offered an option for home delivered meals on a temporary basis. Please call the center for additional information.
Care Management – SSP: Care managers access the needs and resources of an older person who may be experiencing diminished functioning, or personal crisis. A Care Plan is developed. Care Managers then link them with the appropriate services/assistance.
Care Management – FCSP: Care managers assess, coordinate and monitor non-paid caregivers (usually family members) where caregivers are experiencing diminished capacities due to mental impairment or severe stress and/or depression.
Assessment: Care manager completes a comprehensive assessment, including physical, psychological, and social needs, on an unpaid (family or other) caregiver resulting in an implementation of a care plan.
Counseling: Support services that are related to stress, depression, and loss because of caregiving responsibilities.
Support Groups: A weekly Caregiver Support group is offered to non-paid caregivers by a licensed facilitator. The purpose of the support group is to share experiences and ideas to ease the stress of caregiving, also to improve decision-making and problem solving skills relating to caregiving responsibilities.
Workshops: Sessions are tailored to assist caregivers in developing skills and gaining knowledge necessary in fulfilling their caregiving responsibilities. Training can be one on one or in a group.
Bootcamp: A Lesson In Love: Is a combination of training and a support group. It offered one evening a week for a 10 week duration. It allows working caregivers to get the help they need without taking time off from work.
Supervision: Provides trained supervision of the care receiver at home, so that the informal or family caregiver may have a few hours of respite to attend to his or her own needs such as shopping, going to the Dr. or just relaxing.
Personal Care: Provides the care recipient with assistance bathing, eating, toileting, transferring, and or dressing to relieve the informal or family caregiver.
Homemaker Assistance: Provides the care receiver assistance with meal preparation, medication management, using the phone and or light housekeeping in order to provide relief to the informal caregiver.
Registry: Service that recruits, screens, and maintains a listing of dependable, qualified self-employed homemaker or respite care workers. Workers are matched with clients willing to assist with their caregiving responsibilities.
Assisted Devices & Home Adaptations: This service involves providing a servi.ce or equipment such as a bathtub transfer bench, to an emergency alert device in order to facilitate and fulfill caregiving responsibilities. Home adaptations allow us to make minor physical changes to a home (ranging from grab bars, door handle replacements to access ramps in order to fulfill caregiver responsibilities
Community Access Services provides a package of services designed to aid and assist low to moderate-income populations age 50 and older, who reside in the city of Santa Clarita, and who may be at risk of homelessness and or institutionalization. Components consist of Information, Assistance and Referral, Forms Completion, Advocacy, Financial Benefits Counseling and Assistance.
Provides daily phone contact (Monday – Friday) with homebound individuals who live alone; helps monitor their well-being and activities of daily living.