Supportive Services (Guardianship) Law and Legal Definition

Supportive Services is a coordinated system of services designed to help maintain the independence of a ward or a disabled person. It may be social or health services supplied by state or community. Supportive services include homemaker visits, psychiatric and medical evaluation with case management, visiting nurse, special transportation, house repair, home delivered meals and the like. These services do not come from a central agency. They are brought together and made possible by an individual or agency involved in the matter.