Budget Year / Version:

Program Description

  Home Care Services

This program area provides personal care assistance to seniors and eligible adults with disabilities who are unable to manage independently due to physical and/or mental impairments. Home Care Services prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults, and enhance overall quality of life by providing personal care, chore assistance, therapeutic support, self-care education, and escorted transportation.

Program Contacts

Contact Odile Brunetto of the HHS - Aging and Disability Services at 240.777.4565 or Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Home Care Services - Number of clients served annually 1326279315315315
Home Care Services - Percentage of clients with no unmet personal care needs9495959595
1  In FY18, the Occupational Therapy budget was not funded, causing the number served to decline. The shift of Social Service to Adults (SSTA) to do APS Cases resulted in the decline in the number of referrals to Home Care Program.

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved442044415.00
Increase Cost: Home Care Services Contract4900000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.353010.00
FY20 Approved494574515.00