The Adult In-Home Care Program is one of the most comprehensive support services in any First Nations Reserve of Canada. This program offers these services to Blood Tribe Members: Home Adaptation which provide renovations to adapt homes for easier access by disabled and elderly. Handi-bus service to those individuals who are in need of essential transportation due to handicaps or disability. Employment support for those individuals who have gained employment but need additional support. Home support for members whose needs extend to the home such as emergency situations that require critical support. Personal Care Attendant Program which assists those who have become dependant on others and help clients to remain independant from institutionalization. This support given by FCSS has become part of the overall service delivery of the Blood Tribe and continues to insure the well-being of its members. Leona Wolf Child is the Program Manager.

Goals:

By providing and ensuring Support Services for elders and persons with disabilities.

Objectives:

To provide comprehensive support services for elders, persons with disabilities, children, family and community.

By providing a safe accessible transportation support system.

Ensuring a coordinated system of case management is practiced to ensure customer’s needs are adequately met.

Introducing programs by addressing and encouraging elders’ independence within the community through the provision of home maintenance support services.

Ensure that opportunities for training and employment of persons with disabilities are provided.

Coordinating and planning cultural and recreational activities to provide opportunities for social and leisure activities.