Caregiver Program Coordinator

June 19, 2024
18+ Years of Age,

Dodge County
127 E. Oak St.
Juneau, WI 53039

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides information about services, programs, resources (public and private) to help older adults and their caregivers experience daily life with dignity and security, maximizing their opportunities for self-sufficiency and choice.

Provides motivational interviewing and counseling on long-term care services and supports, taking into account personal goals, strengths, and preferences – with emphasis on family caregivers and persons with chronic conditions, including dementia.

Assesses customer and caregiver needs and assists in connecting them with appropriate resources and services to meet their needs. Follows-up as needed to determine outcomes and to offer additional assistance as necessary.
Determines functional and financial eligibility for Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Support Program (AFCSP) and the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP); monitors budgets as assigned.

Facilitates caregiver support groups.

Supports individuals facing a crisis by connecting them to emergency services and/or by providing short-term care coordination.

Links at-risk individuals with prevention and early intervention services.

Collects and records demographic information about customers and actions taken using the SAMS and RedCap reporting systems.

Maintains paper filing and record systems to provide easy access to records and information; maintains/destroys records and reports as required per County policies.

Provides memory screening to persons concerned about memory loss and follow-up as appropriate.

Provides outreach and information to the community regarding aging and caregiving needs, including writing articles, public presentations, radio, and health fairs.

Recruits volunteers and community partners as leaders for related programs.

Assists the supervisor with grant writing and monitoring as needed. Prepares periodic reports to granting agencies. Prepares annual and other required reports.

Other duties as assigned.

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Starting Hourly Wage: $20.76