West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging Gate Keeper Program
Provides information and referral service to elderly clients to appropriate social services. Will make referral regarding non-profit agencies that can assist in the special needs of the elderly. Examples of needs include assessment, case management, homemaker services, personal care, respite care, home repairs and legal services. Provides 911 cell phones to elder domestic violence victims. The Gate Keeper program can not assist in crisis situations and is only available Monday through Friday 0800-1700 hours. After hours call the 211 information program which operates 24 hours a day. For other extenuating circumstances, fill out an Elder Referral Card and forward it to the Crimes Against the Elderly Unit.
Hillsborough County SALT Council
Coalition of law enforcement, service providers and seniors. Distributes File of Life Emergency pockets and 911 cell phones for elder domestic violence.
Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA)
Consumer information and referrals reference to Medicaid services. Also, responsible for nursing home and assisted living licensure complaints.
Alcohol Intervention: Adult Detox Center
Handles Marchman Act Situations and intoxicated individuals.
Alzheimer's Diagnostic Facilities
- Memorial Hospital Memory Center
- USF Memory Disorder Clinic
- USF Suncoast Gerontology Center
Alzheimer's Support and Respite Programs:
- Alzheimer's Association
- Community Care for the Elderly
- Wanderer's Program - replaced by Safe Return (National A.D. Registry Program)
Crisis Intervention: Mobile Crisis Team
Responds to scene for mental health and capacity evaluations. Will assist in executing the Baker Act.