Mission: The mission of the organization is to provide essential and innovative resources for individuals, families and communities to prepare for and support graceful aging. This is accomplished primarily through providing a variety of home and community based services for the elderly, the handicapped, and their caregivers.
Programs: Urban jacksonville, inc. Is an approved achc and medicare certified home health agency and provides home health services primarily to elderly and handicapped persons. Services include skilled nursing; physical, occupational and speech therapy; medical social work services; and home health aide services. During the year ended 09/30/2014, 490 clients were served.
the meals on wheels program provides qualified elderly or disabled people with hot, nutritious meals delivered to their homes each day. 227,082 meals were delivered during the year ended 9/30/2014.
case management services determines the needs of the elderly through an assessment process, develops a plan for services which addresses these needs, arranges and coordinates all agreed upon services, and monitors the quality and effectiveness of the services provided. The organization provided 20,027 hours of case management services during the year ended 9/30/2014.
other program services include a number of programs that are designed to maintain the elderly and disabled in their own homes for as long as possible, avoiding premature institutionalization. This includes various program services including assisted living, homemaking, personal care,medical transportation, counseling, companionship, shopping assistance, adult day care, respite, specialized medical equipment, emergency alert response, and caregiver training and support.