Experience Matters, with over 20 years experience working with the aging, we provide answers to your questions & solutions to your problems with the
following example of services:
*Detailed & Skilled Assessments to Identify Needs, Problems & Eligibility for Assistance
*Client Centered Care Plan Development Identifying Problems with Interventions & Solutions
*Implement & Manage Client Centered Care Plan
*Review Financial, Legal and/or Medical Issue then Offer Referrals to Specialists to Avoid
Problems & to Conserve Assets
*Act as a Liaison to Long Distance Families by Making Sure Things are Going Well & Alerting
Families of Problems
*Assist in Relocation or Moving
*Counseling & Support
*Screen, Arrange for & Monitor In Home Help & Other Services
*Short & Long Term Management & Monitoring Services
*Family Care-giver Assessments
*In Person, By Telephone or Conference Call Consultation and Family Mediation Services
WHAT IS GERIATRIC CARE MANAGEMENT?
Geriatric Care Management works with the aging population & their families to manage and identify problems then implementing solutions & referring various types of services related to the health & psycho-social care of aging loved ones. Geriatric Care Management does this by providing a working knowledge of health, psychology, human development, family dynamics, public & private resources and funding sources while advocating for clients throughout the continuum of care.
By focusing on planning & care coordination we can meet the short and long term care needs, improve quality of life and maintain independence for as long as possible of loved ones.
WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER?
A professional geriatric care manager specializes in providing services to the aging, generally aged 65 and older or the disabled and their families and offer personalized services. A professional geriatric care manager is not a public or medical case manager and has the flexibility and availability to respond to the aging client and their families needs 24/7.
Professional geriatric care managers help the aging family with meeting the needs of all the family members. A professional geriatric care manager is a health and human services specialist that leads and advocates for families who are caring for aging loved ones or disabled adults. Professional geriatric care managers generally have a college degree and experience working with the aging population and their families or the disabled adult in fields such as social work, gerontology, nursing, or psychology, with an emphasis on issues related to aging and their care & safety needs.
Professional geriatric care managers support their aging clients and their families in reaching their greatest functional abilities. Obtaining independence is paramount, with safety and security issues confronted. Professionals geriatric care managers answer questions relevant to the health and welfare of their aging client and family.
HOW CAN PROFESSIONAL GERIATRIC CARE MANAGEMENT PROVIDER HELP YOU?
A Professional Geriatric Care Management provider can be contacted when care-giving for an aging loved one becomes overwhelming.
A Professional Geriatric Care Management can help if your aging loved one has multiple prescription medications or emotional issues; is not able to live safe in current home
environment; has issues with care or care providers and needs advocacy; does not understand their financial & legal situation or has no support system in place.
A Professional Geriatric Care Management provider can help your family if you need direction about care, safety & available services; caregiver burnout; understanding chronic illness, terminal diagnosis and lives miles away from your aging loved one; unable to agree on care decisions as the family of an aging loved one or if your family needs education, information or direction in Dementia/Alzheimer's care, level of care or relocation.