Division of Aging and Long Term Care
614 Division Street, MS-5
Port Orchard, WA,  98366
Phone: 1-800-562-6418  Fax: (360)337-5746
 
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Contracted Community-Based Services

Services funded by Kitsap ALTC and subcontracted to community providers.

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Adult Day Services

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Senior Nutrition Services

bullet Kinship Care Program
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Legal Services

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Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

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Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
 

Adult Day Services

  Kitsap ALTC contracts with Easterseals - in Bremerton to provide Adult Day Health and Day Care Services.
  The Adult Day Care and Adult Day Health program
bullet is a supervised daytime program providing services intended to prevent or delay entrance into institutional care.
bullet addresses the physical, emotional, and cognitive needs of eligible clients. 
bullet provides a variety of health, social and related support services in a protective setting.
bullet provides relief for unpaid caregivers of persons with functional disabilities requiring assistance with activities of daily living.
 

For more information, please call (360) 377-9810 or visit Easterseals.

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Senior Nutrition Services

Congregate Nutrition Services
  Kitsap ALTC contracts to provide hot, pre-plated meals of at least 1/3 Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) nutritional value at nine regular meal sites and two Senior Outreach Support Center sites in Kitsap County.
  The program
bullet consists of congregate and home-delivered nutrition services.
bullet helps increase the nutrient intake of older individuals who might not eat adequately.
bullet assists them to remain healthy and independent in their communities.
bullet serves meals to groups of seniors in a variety of settings across our county.
bullet allows participants to form new friendships and to interact in a social environment.
  In addition, meals are made available for daily delivery to clients' homes in the greater Bremerton area Monday through Friday and frozen meals in bulk quantities, county-wide, to persons assessed as homebound and unable to provide for their own nutritional needs. Services are available to all Kitsap County residents age 60 years and older.
  Meals on Wheels Kitsap (360) 377-8511 or (888) 877-8511

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe also hosts a congregate meal site Monday through Friday.

 In-Home Nutrition Services

bullet Kitsap ALTC contracts with Meals on Wheels Kitsap to provide home-delivered meal services in our county.
bullet Home-delivered meals are provided to vulnerable older persons who are home-bound by reason of illness, incapacitating disability, or who are otherwise isolated.
bullet This program intends to
bullet maintain or improve the health status
of these individuals.
bullet support their independence.
bullet prevent institutionalization.
bullet allow earlier discharge from hospitals,
nursing homes, or other residential
care facilities.
bullet Each meal served contains at least one-third of the current Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) as established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council.

Carbohydrate Information:

Carbohydrate content for Meals on Wheels Kitsap Congregate Meals and Hot Home Delivered Meals is included on the monthly menu and can be accessed by clicking the plate to the right. For the carbohydrate content of meals, please click here.

   

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Kinship Care Program

With funding from the National Family Caregiver Support Program and the State Kinship Caregivers Support Program, Kitsap ALTC contracts with Kitsap Community Resources to provide services to grandparents and other relatives raising children throughout the county.
The program provides
bullet information to relative caregivers about available services.
bullet assistance to relative caregivers in gaining access to the services.
bullet limited financial assistance.
bullet emergency support services.

For more information, please call Kitsap Community Resources at (360) 377-0053 or visit their website, www.kcr.org.

Another valuable resource site: Kinship Care in Washington State

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Legal Services

Kitsap ALTC contracts with  Northwest Justice Project  to provide senior legal services in Kitsap County.
This service provides legal services to county residents who are
bullet 60 years of age or older
bullet in social and/or economic need and
bullet in need of legal advice and/or representation on selected issues or entitlements.
The problems to be addressed are
bullet income maintenance
bullet health care
bullet housing
bullet protection against guardianship
bullet protective services
bullet consumer transactions and
bullet ombudsman support.

For more information, please call (360) 377-6128 or visit www.nwjustice.org Legal services may also be obtained through  Columbia Legal Services.

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Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

The Ombudsman Program is a volunteer-based program intended to improve the quality of life for people who live in licensed long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult family homes, and the state veterans home.
Ombudsmen
bullet advocate for the rights of the residents guaranteed by federal and state laws and regulations.
bullet investigate and resolve concerns made by or on behalf of residents.
bullet work with residents, families, friends, operators and staff of facilities to meet resident needs and concerns.
bullet monitor laws, regulations and policies that affect those who live in long-term care facilities.
bullet recommend changes to those laws.
bullet provide public education about long-term care facilities, regulations governing them and the long-term care system.
The regional long-term care ombudsman
bullet supervises volunteers who visit residents in assigned facilities on a weekly basis.
bullet assists with resolution.
bullet provides training, support and recognition to the volunteers.

For more information, please call (360) 337-5714 or 1-800-562-6418, or visit the Long Term Care Ombudsman program.

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Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

The SFMNP provides low-income seniors 60 years of age and older with vouchers to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from authorized farmers' markets from July through October.
The program provides nutrition educational materials including
bullet recipes
bullet nutrient values
bullet food preparation information
bullet food storage information.
In Kitsap County there are farmers' markets and roadside stands participating in the program.
Homebound seniors may receive home-delivered produce baskets of similar content through the Home-Delivered Meals program

For more information, please call (360) 377-8511 or toll free (888) 877-8511

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Updated April 06, 2017

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Carbohydrate information available upon request


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