24-Hour Emergency Assistance

On-call counseling and problem solving and/or immediate response for assistance at a person's home due to a health/personal emergency.

Person is principally responsible for the care and supervision of the person. He/she must maintain his/her primary residence at the same address as the person and be named as an owner or lessee of the primary residence.

A person is eligible to receive 24-hour emergency assistance if he or she meets one of the following sets of criteria:

1. The person:

  • Lives in his/her own home
  • Does not receive 24-hour supervision
  • Would otherwise require extensive, routine supervision.

2. The person lives with a primary caregiver who would otherwise require extensive support in the absence of this service to secure help in the event of an emergency.

 

 

 


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