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In-Home Care

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Need help? The ADRC is here for you. Take a look at these videos and see how ADRC staff help persons newly alone at home and couples planning for their future.


ADRC provides help finding In-Home Care Services
  • Personal Care
  • Housekeeping
  • Meal Preparation
  • Yard work, Snow Removal
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Home Care Agencies
Personal Care, Housekeeping and much more

Home Care, Home Health Care, In-home Worker, Personal Care Worker are all terms used for services brought into the home to provide individuals with assistance they need to remain in their homes. Persons looking for this care may be recovering from an illness, accident, surgery, facing terminal illness, are frail due to age, or have challenges due to disability.

Home care workers can provide a variety of tasks ranging from simple household chores to skilled nursing procedures.

Workers are also available to hire for yard work, snow removal, maintenance and repairs.

The following resources are links to help in the search for home care.

If you have questions about any of this information we encourage you to call an Information & Assistance Specialists to discuss your unique needs and situation. Call (920) 448-4300.

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  • Home Care Options
    Booklet that provides a description of and guide to choosing different types of home care.

  • Home Care Agency Listing
    Listing of Home Care Agencies in Brown County that includes contact information and types of services provided.

  • Medical Assistance Personal Care Benefit
    Information outlining the benefits covered and not covered, what is needed to receive the benefit and a list of home care agencies that provide Medical Assistance (MA) Personal Care.

  • Hospice Agency Listing
    Listing of Hospice Agencies in Brown County, contact and service information.

  • ADRC In-Home Worker Registry
    Booklet explaining a program run by the ADRC of Brown County that assists in the hiring of home care workers by maintaining a registry of screened home care workers.

  • Managing Personal Assistants: A Consumers Guide
    Website: 70 page booklet packed with practical advice and useful forms, produced by ©Paralyzed Veterans of America.

  • Home Care and Supportive Housing Options
    A description of the different types of Home Care options for persons with developmental disabilities along with a listing of providers.

  • HIPAA: Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers
    This guide provides an explanation of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), which is a federal law protecting personal medical information. Guide produced by Next Step in Care- Family Caregivers & Health Care Professionals Working Together.

  • Wisconsin Home Health Care HotLine
    Toll free number to call for information about home health care agencies in Wisconsin. Find out if an agency is Medicare or Medicaid certified, results of state inspections and complaints that have been filed in the last two years.

  • Home Health Compare
    Tool from the government Medicare website to help persons compare medicare certified home health agencies. Enter your city or zipcode to get the home health agencies in your area. Also has links to publications like How Medicare Covers Home Health Care and Home Health Care Checklists.

  • Personal Emergency Response Systems (aka Lifeline)
    Listing of providers offering Personal Emergency Respons Systems aka Lifeline services.

  • Loan Closets for Assistive Devices
    Lists of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs and much more.

  • Brown County Foot Care Options
    Listing of clinic and in-home foot care options for Brown County residents.
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