The PC HCA Agency is a non-profit public agency designed to place trained, supervised HCAs in the homes of families & adults because of illness, disability, or crisis.


  Pocahontas County Home
Care Aide Agency
 

The Pocahontas County Home Care Aide Agency is a non-profit public agency designed to place trained, supervised HCAs in the homes of families and adults for a temporary or extended period of time because of illness, disability, or crisis.  The services provided are supervised and arranged to meet each individual and family situation.

The agency also uses professional social work staff to provide care coordination for the elderly, as well as Family Foundations, the home visitation program for families and children.

HCA Service Benefits:
To enable the ill, elderly, or disabled to remain at home
To provide services to persons discharged from the hospital or nursing home
To enable children to remain at home while the caring adult is incapacitated
To provide protective service to children, handicapped, and the elderly in conjunction with human service agencies and the court system
To teach young, inexperienced, or disabled adults parenting skills, household and family management, and consumer education



HCA Service Provides:
Personal care: bathing, feeding, dressing, hair and nail care, ambulation and exercise
Meal preparation / special diets
Money management and budgeting
Light housekeeping and laundry
Home management
Essential shopping / errands
Emotional support
Family Foundations: parenting education, child health development / school readiness, mentoring, communication, and family support
  MONDAY - FRIDAY     8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


FINANCIAL
Elderly and Ill & Handicap Waivers, Iowa State Department of Health, Elderbridge Agency on Aging, Veterans Affairs, Linking Families & Communities Empowerment Area, Private Insurance, or County Funding.  Individuals using the services are charged according to a sliding fee scale.  Individuals may pay full fee for the service.  Donations are also accepted.

HCAs are paid through the agency.  There will be no payment for service between family and the assigned aide.

REFERRALS
Referral or requests for service may be made by physicians, nurses, social and health agencies, families, individuals, and friends.
Contact:
Pocahontas County Home Care Aide Agency
Family Foundations
21 Third Avenue NE
Pocahontas, IA 50574-1614

Phone Number:
712-335-4587

Fax Number:
712-335-3929

EMAIL

PC HCA Agency Director:
Jane McCormick, LBSW

Case Management Staff:
Jane McCormick, LBSW
Jill Conlin, LBSW

Administrative Assistant:
Beverly Trumpold

Family Foundations Staff:
Jane McCormick, LBSW
Program Supervisor

Jill Conlin, LBSW
Program Manager

Lois Hansen, HCA
Paulette Stearns, HCA
Polly Zaugg, HCA

Home Care Aides Staff:
Jackie Bunda
Lois Hansen
Vickie Ricklefs
Kathy Simacek
Paulette Stearns
Karen Vader
Lona Wells
Polly Zaugg

Administrative Board:
Ralph Christensen
Chairperson

Mildred Dewall
Secretary

Nancy Jensen
Member