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Details for Service Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Services
Service Name Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Services Program Name Adults At-Risk for Out of Home Placement
Goal Provide services and supports to individuals and families experiencing health and safety needs to assist them in living successfully in the community.
Objective Assure that adults with health and safety needs that could result in out-of-home placement receive support services to enable them to continue to live at home and/or community.
Division Division of Aging and Adult Services
Service Description

The Alzheimers and Dementia Support Services provides outreach, information and referral, training and supportive services to individuals and families living with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The Duke Aging Center Family Support Program provide a variety of services to family and professional caregivers

The services aim to help families provide quality long-term care in the home. This is done through community support services and by education about dementia.

The services also provide consultation, technical assistance and research support to Aging and Adult Services staff to help them develop and manage programs and services that support dementia families and professionals throughout the state.  The Project C.A.R.E. (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty) component employs family consultants with expertise in dementia. The consultants visit the homes of referred dementia caregivers in crisis and offer assessment, guidance, counseling, support, advocacy, coaching and education. Their aim is to match families with the most appropriate and preferred local respite and community services tailored to their unique situation and needs.

Through Project C.A.R.E., dementia caregivers may spend up to $1,800 a year toward respite services. Families are able to choose among a range of options, including adult day services, group respite, private or agency in-home care, and overnight residential respite. These services benefit adults with Alzheimers disease and other types of dementia as well as their families and professional caregivers.

Web Site https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistance/adult-services/project-care Year First Initiated 2001
Available State Wide No Geographic Area Served There are currently five program sites set up to serve the following 40 counties: 1) Charlotte (Mecklenburg), 2) Winston-Salem (Yadkin, Forsyth, Surry and Stokes; 3) Hendersonville (Macon, Graham, Yancey, Mitchell, Avery, Polk, Henderson, Transylvania, Rutherford, Madison, McDowell, Buncombe, Haywood, Jackson and Swain); 4) Pembroke (Cumberland, Scotland, Robeson, Bladen, Columbus and Hoke); and 5) Washington (Pitt, Beaufort, Gates, Hyde, Washington, Northampton, Hertford, Halifax, Martin and Bertie).
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
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Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
18 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Session Law SECTION 10.35B.

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2024 SFY 2023-2024 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0