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Oak Park Township Senior Services 

Organization Information

Name:
Oak Park Township Senior Services 
City:
Oak Park 
Type:
Social Service/Community 
Lead:
No 

Organization Description

Oak Park Township offers comprehensive Case Management services for Oak Park and River Forest residents age 60 and over.

Contact Information

Name:
Desiree Scully-Simpkins 
Title:
Director 
E-mail:
Phone:
708-383-8060 

Special Instructions for Contacting

 

Service Area

Geographic:
Cook County 

More Information Regarding Service Area

OPTSS serves indviduals sixty and above in Oak Park and River Forest.

Primary Service Population

Primary:
All elderly 

More Information Regarding Primary Population

 

Service We Can Provide

 

Desired Partners

We Want to Find the Following Type(s) of Partner(s)

Lead:
No 
General Hospital:
Yes 
Substance Abuse/Mental Health:
Yes 
Primary Health Clinic:
Yes 
Physician Group:
No 
Public Health:
No 
Home Health:
No 
Hospice:
No 
Medical Equipment:
No 
Social Service or Community-Based:
No 
Dental:
Yes 
Another Kind:
No 

More Information Regarding Another Kind of Partner

 

Additional Information

Professional case managers assist older persons in gaining access to and receiving needed services. An individualized service plan including assessment of need, planning of care, and coordination of services is developed and monitored for Oak Park and River Forest residents age 60 and over.

State certified Case Managers conduct a holistic comprehensive care assessment, which examines the client's environmental, physical, cognitive, psychological and social well-being. It also includes identification of existing support systems and the need to coordinate with other professionals within the community.

All case managers are trained in elder abuse intervention to assist in situations where seniors may be abused, exploited, or neglected.