Community & Social Services

Home Care Program
Home Care Program
Sea Mar Home Care Program provides non-medical assistance to aging individuals and those with disabilities living in their homes in King County for all income levels.

Home care workers do everything from housework, grocery shopping, laundry and dish washing to personal care such as dressing, bathing and help transferring from beds.
Home care assistance may only be just a few hours a day, or 24 hours a day. Sea Mar Home Care brings affordable, personal care every day, sustaining those who are served with dignity in the home they cherish.

In collaboration with the Sea Mar Latino Senior Information and Assistance Program, Sea Mar Home Care assists elders in accessing and receiving social and health services through ongoing case management, support and referrals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly does Sea Mar Home Care Program do?
Sea Mar hires, screens, trains and supervises home care workers who provide personal care and homemaker tasks to people who need the assistance to remain independent and in their homes.

What kind of screenings and back ground checks does Sea Mar do on their home care workers?
All home care workes must pass a state background check, FBI background check and a fingerprint screening - in order to meet DSHS criteria. lastly Sea Mar requires DMV reports from the home worker in order to review if they are eligible to drive on the job and for the safety of Sea Mar Clients.

What specific tasks can Sea Mar Home Care services provide?
Sea Mar home care assistants can provide or assist with the following tasks:

      • • Dressing
      • • Personal Hygiene
      • • Bathing
      • • Feeding
      • • Toileting
      • • Ambulation
      • • Transfer
      • • Positioning
      • • Body Care
      • • Protective Assistance
      • • Shopping
      • • Meal Preparation
      • • Laundry
      • • Household Assistance
      • • Self-Medication Reminders
      • • Travel to Medical Services
      • • Cutting/Splitting Wood

What are the hours for providing care?
Care assistance can be provided from two hours a day to 24 hours a day, every day of the week.

Where can the care assistance be provided?
Care assistance can be provided in all types of residence settings including homes, apartments and studios.

Are Sea Mar Home Care services free?
Many individuals qualify for free or reduced-cost services through DSHS; Sea Mar can make a referral for you.

Do you provide care only to Sea Mar patients?
No. Care assistance is provided to everyone, regardless of medical facility.

Have additional questions?
Call Sea Mar Home Care Program at 206.764.4700

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