Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc.

360 Main Street
Hamlin, WV 25523
Phone: (304)824-3448
Fax: (304)824-7662)
lcoc@zoominternet.net


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In-Home Programs
LIGHTHOUSE
 
What is the LIGHTHOUSE program?

It is a program which began in 2007 as a result of legislation introduced by Governor Joe Manchin III and passed by the 78th Legislature of West Virginia to expand senior services throughout the State. By receiving a variety of the supportive assistance through the program, seniors are able to remain in their communities and continue to live in the comfort of their homes.

What services are provides?

The LIGHTHOUSE Program provides support services in four areas:
  • Personal Care:  Grooming, Bathing, Dressing and Toileting
     
  • Mobility:  Transferring in/out of bed and walking.
     
  • Nutrition:  Meal preparation, eating, grocery/pharmacy shopping.
     
  • Environment:  Light housecleaning, making/changing bed and laundry.
Who is eligible for the LIGHTHOUSE services?

There are three criteria:
  1. 60+ years of age;
     
  2. Medically eligible based on a functional evaluation by our RN and
     
  3. Financially eligible, determined by a sliding fee schedule.
     
How Many hours of service can be provided and who provides them?

An individual can receive up to sixty (60) hours of LIGHTHOUSE services per month.  Trained caregivers hired by Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc. provide the in-home care for the LIGHTHOUSE program.

Is there a fee for the LIGHTHOUSE servies?

What is paid for services depends upon the eligible individual's income; a fee is determined by a sliding fee schedule.  If the individual falls below the income guidelines, no fee is charged.  Donations are always welcome.
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