The purpose of the Utah Caregiver Support Program is to provide information and support to caregivers of adults 60 years old and older or others with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of Dementia. Services include Adult Daycare, Personal Care Aide, Homemaker Aide, Respite, Support Groups, Education and Caregiver Counseling. Information and referral is also provided for Grandparents over age 60 who are responsible for raising Grandchildren under the age of 18.
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman protects resident’s rights in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other residential care facilities licensed by the Utah Dept. of Health by voicing and resolving the concerns that residents encounter. The Ombudsman works on behalf of residents to resolve complaints and concerns and informing residents, families and caregivers about residents' rights.
A ride is provided for seniors who have no other means of transportation to access appointments, senior centers or other community interests. Five working days' notice is required for scheduling purposes. A $4.00 donation round trip is requested. Transportation vouchers may be available for transportation needs that cannot be provided by “The Ride” or other public transportation services.