Training program for personal care attendants for severely disabled persons

The Foundation's program, New Jersey Health Initiatives, was designed to support projects in New Jersey that develop new approaches to resolving the state's health care needs, focusing on the Foundation's goal areas.The grantee will establish and operate a special needs home health agency to provide services for severely disabled individuals who live at home, in group homes, and in supervised apartments throughout Middlesex, Morris and Somerset counties. Approximately 15 personal care attendants will be trained to provide home care and support to help individuals live independently in the community. The Matheny Home Health Agency expects to provide 4,000 personal care assistance visits and 1,300 nurse visits during the grant period.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $50,000.00

Awarded on: 6/18/1996

Time frame: 7/1/1996 - 6/30/1997

Grant Number: 29378


Matheny Medical and Educational Center

65 Highland Avenue
P.O. Box 339
Peapack, 07977-0339


Sally Colatarci
Project Director