Geriatric Case Management

imageWHAT IS PROFESSIONAL GERIATRIC CARE MANAGEMENT?
Professional geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.  Working with families, geriatric care manager expertise provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through:

  • Assessment and monitoring
  • Planning and problem-solving
  • Education and advocacy
  • Family caregiver coaching

Geriatric Care Managers are engaged to assist in a variety of areas, such as:

  • Housing – helping families evaluate and select appropriate level of housing or residential options.
  • Home care services – determining types of services that are right for a client and assisting the family to engage and monitor those services.
  • Medical management – attending doctor appointments, facilitating communication between doctor, client, and family, and if appropriate, monitoring client’s adherence to medical orders and instructions.
  • Communication – keeping family members and professionals  informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client.
  • Social activities – providing opportunity for client to engage in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich the quality of life.
  • Legal – referring to or consulting with elder law attorney, providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care.
  • Financial – may include reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney.
  • Entitlements – providing information on Federal and state entitlements; connecting families to local programs.
  • Safety and security – monitoring client at home; recommending technologies to add to security or safety; observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse.

Local, cost-effective resources are identified and engaged as needed.

Contact Information

  • 4434 Bluebonnet Dr., Suite 159
    Stafford, TX 77477
  • Phone: 832-532-7953  
               800-214-9071
    Office efax: 832-218-0842
  • info@aserenehealthcare.com
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