Services

AREA SERVED

Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers serves Medina County so that older adults and people with disabilities are able to remain independent. If you are in need of assistance to remain independent, call our office at 330-952-0342.

A Note to Professionals

If you are a professional heath care or social services provider and need to make a referral for a patient or client, contact Kathy Herte, Program Administrator for assistance with an application for services.

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Medina County

ELIGIBILITY FOR SERVICES

Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers provides free services to any elderly or disabled person in Medina County Ohio. There are no income eligibility requirements. Individuals of all ages can receive services from volunteers who give their time and talents to enhance the quality of life for our neighbors.

SERVICES PROVIDED

Faith in Acton Medina County Caregivers provides services based upon availability of a volunteer caregiver. Services provided include:

  • Escorted Transportation to medical appointments in the local area as well as to out of county medical appointments in Cuyahoga, Summit and Lorain Counties.
  • Escorted Transportation to other places in the local area.
  • Shopping
  • Errands
  • Telephone reassurance calls
  • Respite for family caregivers
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Caregiver Canine Visit

SERVICES NOT PROVIDED

Unfortunately, due to the need for extra qualifications from our volunteers, we are unable to provide the following services:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Dispensing medication
  • Other personal care
  • Feeding
  • Long-term, daily or overnight respite
  • Transportation cannot be provided if care receiver is not able to transfer from a wheelchair to a car

COST

Because of the generosity of individual donations, business partners and congregations, Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers is able to offer services without charge to the receiver regardless of income level.

HOW TO GET HELP

Do you need help with transportation to medical appointments? Are you having difficulty with grocery shopping because you can’t carry the packages?

Sometimes tasks like these make the difference between someone being able to stay in their own home or apartments and needing to enter a facility where additional help is available.

If you are one of those who wants to remain independent and be able to maintain your dignity and quality of life - Contact Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers to learn more about receiving services from caring and compassionate volunteers.

You will need to complete a brief application to tell us more about yourself and how a volunteer will be able to make a difference in your life. Once the application is completed, simply contact Faith in Action Medina County Caregivers to schedule appointments for services.

To get an application you can click on the Care Receiver application tab or email faith in action at fiamedina@zoominternet.net or call 330-952-0342.  A friendly staff member will answer the phone and assist you.

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