Our Certification

Youngstown Comfort Keepers is certified by the Ohio Department of Aging and accredited by CHAP, the Community Health Accreditation Program.  CHAP is the leader in improving the quality of community based health care services in the USA.  CHAP’s goal is for home care to not only prosper, but to gain strength in the overall health care industry. To achieve this, CHAP is devoted to providing consultation of the highest caliber, along with a broad network of professional staff resources.  This certification and accreditation enables us to be a proud Passport and Medicaid Waiver provider.

Passport Program

For frail, low-income seniors, PASSPORT Home Care can provide in-home alternatives to nursing home care. Eligible seniors must meet age, income, and asset requirements and fall within guidelines concerning such things as physical abilities and need for personal care assistance. Individuals enrolled in PASSPORT Home Care may receive a wide range of services including adult day care, help with household chores, assistance with personal care, counseling, home-delivered meals, minor home modifications, transportation, medical supplies, and nutrition consultation services.

To learn more about the PASSPORT program, please click here to visit the Area Agency on Aging 11 website or call (330) 505-2300 toll free 1-800-686-7367.

Ohio Home Care Waiver Program

This certification is one of many options available to states to allow the provision of long term care services in home and community based settings under the Medicaid Program. States can offer a variety of services under an HCBS Waiver program. Programs can provide a combination of standard medical services and non-medical services. Standard services include but are not limited to: case management (i.e. supports and service coordination), homemaker, home health aide, personal care, adult day health services, habilitation (both day and residential), and respite care. States can also propose “other” types of services that may assist in diverting and/or transitioning individuals from institutional settings into their homes and community.

MyCare Ohio

Certified by the state of Ohio for all Medicaid Waiver,
homemaker, personal care, chore and home modification services,
State Plan Service Provider
MyCare Ohio provider contracted with both Caresource and United Healthcare

Accreditation

Certified by the state of Ohio for all Medicaid Waiver,
Homemaker, Personal Care, and Chore Services
State Plan Service Provider

CHAP Accredited
Medicare Deemed Status
Long term care insurance accepted
Locally owned and operated by Mirkin & Associates, Inc.

Admission to Comfort Keepers is not based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, maritial status, national orgin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. Comfort Keepers is an equal opportunity employer.

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