How Meritan Helps
Specialized Foster Care - a child placement program providing specialized foster care for difficult to place medically and emotionally fragile children.
Home Health - intermittent services from skilled nurses, therapists, home health aides, and medical social workers for qualified Medicare patients. These services are provided to promote independence, to educate, and to maximize wellness.
Homemaker – in-home care to assist individuals in remaining in their own homes for as long as possible. Services include personal care such as bathing, changing, etc. and errands, meal preparation, housekeeping, etc.
Employment Programs – job-training preparation for seniors combined with job-matching for employers.
Developmental Disability Services
In Tennessee & Georgia, we offer,
- Physical Therapy
- Skilled Nursing
- Community Based Day
- Supported employment
- Individual Home Placement
- Supported Living
Low Vision Works - No charge to the patient, Medicare reimbursed low vision therapy for qualified beneficiaries. Teaching your brain to make the most of your remaining vision.
Blind and Visually Impaired Services – a full slate of programs that help visually impaired people and their families cope with the physical and emotional aspects of near and complete blindness.
Get Fit, Stay Fit – an exercise program offered at area senior centers that focuses on balance, strength, coordination training, and nutritional counseling.
Traumatic Brain Injury – personal care and independent living skills offered primarily to those who live at Welsh Manor, McCullough Place, and Hagy Commons, and are affected by traumatic brain injury.
Medication Management – an educational program that employs a licensed pharmacist who gives group presentations and individual consultation related to the safe use of medications by the elderly. Information concerning Medicare drug coverage is also included.
Assistance and Information - a free resource program through which counselors provide information on health care and caregiver issues to the community.
HOPWA - a homemaker service, provides supportive home and community based services to low-income individuals with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or related diseases.