SIILC Home Care provides alternatives to pre-mature nursing facility placement.
Providing supportive home-based services helps our consumers remain living independently
within their own homes.
SIILC hires and trains local Personal Care Attendants to
provide homemaking and attendant care services.
Homemaking services offer assistance with household tasks such as:
taking out trash
picking up prescriptions
Attendant care services offer assistance for individuals of all ages such as:
reminding clients to administer medications
escorting clients to doctors' appointments
SIILC Home Care Services also helps transition clients from hospitals, rehabilitation and nursing facilities returning to community settings at home.
Through a collaborative venture with the Independent Living Center of Eastern Indiana, SIILC offers a Vision Assistance Program to individuals
who are visually impaired over the age of 55. SIILC assesses consumers' needs for assistive technology devices such as talking alarm clocks,
handheld and lighted magnifiers, large print/Braille devices, cooking aids and much more. With assistance through this program consumers consumers
receive visual aids which may enable them to once again easily read mail, books, and newspapers, manage household tasks safely such as cooking, view
family photos, shop, manage medications and more.SIILC collaborates with ILCEIN to provide a full range of services to people with low vision or blindness.
Through this program, the Center is able to offer a full variety of services and training which can include in-home adaptations and assistive technology devices
that enhance independent living. The Center offers mini-grants to eligible consumers to help offset costs of such devices.
SIILC provides a variety of outreach activities to educate members of the communities of
the needs, abilities, and rights of individuals with disabilities. SIILC addresses the
educational needs of children with disabilities. We believe the knowledge gained by the
individuals empowers them to make informed decisions about their own lives as well as
SIILC promotes programs that provide a greater number of accessible housing units for
individuals with disabilities and awareness programs for realtors and contractors that
reflect the market for accessible housing.
SIILC promotes programs for accessible transportation for disabled individuals in the
seven counties in the Center's service area.
SIILC promotes accessible programs, activities, training, and visits to Federal, State, and
Volunteerism and Community Inclusion
SIILC promotes programs, activities, and services designed to maximize the inclusion of
community involvement for all individuals. SIILC has developed and enhanced
collaborations with other local organizations and agencies. We encourage consumers to
become involved in community activities and maximize their full participation opportunities.