Personal care services must be provided by home care agencies licensed by the Division of Health Service Regulation. Some individuals may require personal care and home management assistance to be able to remain safely in their home settings.
Care Management & Wraparound Services
Council on Aging of Buncombe County provides social support and provider assistance to individuals in Buncombe County age 60 and over so that they may attain and maintain self-sufficiency and quality of life.
Clients receive an average of 10 hours of care per week through this grant-funded program; these services do not include around-the-clock care. We subcontract with local agencies who provide direct care with
These services are aimed at preventing deterioration of functional capacity, preventing abuse, neglect & exploitation, & avoiding premature institutional care by assisting individuals in maintaining themselves in their own homes as long as possible. The program will also support family members
in carrying out their responsibilities for those individuals needing care or support.
There may be a waitlist for aide services, however Council on Aging of Buncombe County is committed to helping you navigate available resources once your need and options have been identified. We ensure each individual has a care assessment, appropriate follow-up and care management.
Are you a licensed home care provider interested in serving adults through the Home & Community Care Block Grant (HCCBG) in Buncombe County together with the Council on Aging of Buncombe County?
The Buncombe County Department of Health & Human Services serves as the lead agency for this important work and we have been notified that we were the recipients of the HCCBG and Buncombe County Aging services funding for Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1,2021-June 30,2022) for Levels I, II and III homemaker and personal care services.
Personal Care & Home Management
In-Home Aide services help individuals who have functional, physical or mental impairments accomplish their daily activities.
Personal care assistance includes:
Home management assistance may include:
Council on Aging of Buncombe County subcontracts with three local agencies who provide the direct care aides and supervision for In Home Aide clients:
Support for this program comes from the Home & Community Care Block Grant and Buncombe County Aging Service funds.