Enabling elders to live safely and securely in their own homes and communities.
The Living at Home/Block Nurse Program:
Is governed by neighborhood/community residents within the geographic boundaries they define. Read More
Stimulates neighborly expressions of caring and friendship. Read More
Provides or arranges for quality comprehensive health, social and support services for elders. Read More
Provides services that meet the elder's comprehensive needs over time. Read More
Emphasizes health promotion, early intervention and management of chronic conditions. Service provision is based upon need rather than ability to pay. Read More
Conducts ongoing and productive outreach in the community. Read More
Learns best practices, shares knowledge and avoids duplication of efforts by collaborating with other community services and agencies, other Living at Home/Block Nurse Programs and Elderberry Institute, within available resources. Read More
Supports area, regional, state and national collaboration. Read More
Maximizes current funding and develops new private and public funding sources. Read More
Evaluates program effectiveness regularly and responds to changing community needs. Read More
(effective for programs started after 5/1/99)
Living at Home/Block Nurse Program Guiding Principles have been expressed in community programs through the following approaches.