The services we provide include:
- Conducting assessments and creating plans of care to identify problems and to provide solutions.
- Screening, arranging, and monitoring in-home help or other services, including assistance in hiring a qualified caregiver for home care.
- Providing eldercare assistance for those engaged in local or long distance caregiving.
- Providing help with the older adult's chronic needs, such as reviewing legal or medical issues and offering referrals to the appropriate geriatric specialists.
- Providing crisis intervention and mediation services. We act as a liaison to families at a distance, overseeing care, and quickly alerting families to problems. This is especially important when families are engaged in long distance caregiving for a loved one.
- Assisting with moving an older person to an appropriate retirement complex, assisted care home, or nursing home –as needed.
- Providing education and advocacy, as well as eldercare counseling and support.
- Providing referral to resources with whom we've had good experience: dental care; physical therapy; home safety; transportation; Geriatrician consultations; etc.
- Providing a means for socialization, whether it is in the home, meeting friends, or by going to a Senior Center or an Adult Day Care facility.
- Most importantly, we become the medical/patient advocate in times of sickness, whether it is at the doctor's office or the Emergency Room of a hospital.
Special Needs Services
Our qualified care managers are also available to assist adults with Special Needs such as:
- Developmental Disabilities (Asperger's Syndrome; Autism; Down's Syndrome; etc.)
- Mental Health Problems
- Physical Disabilities
Just as with an elder, our care managers can conduct a comprehensive assessment, using the results to help a family or Trustee plan and provide for current and future Special Needs support.