A Geriatric Care Manager is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide and advocate for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. The Geriatric Care Manager is educated and experienced in several fields related to care management, including, but not limited to nursing, gerontology, social work, or psychology, with a specialized focus on issues related to aging and elder care.
The Geriatric Care Manager assists elder clients in attaining their maximum quality of life. The individual’s independence is encouraged, while safety and security concerns are also addressed. Geriatric Care Managers are able to address a broad range of issues related to the well-being of their client. They also have extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of resources in their communities.
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As your Geriatric Care Manager we will:
Assess the client’s medical, psycho/social and living condition to identify care and safety needs
Create a customized care plan designed to improve the client’s overall physical, mental, and emotional health
Implement the care plan by arranging physicians, attorneys, home health agencies, and care companion agencies
Serve as liaison and advocate between physicians, money managers, attorneys and family members to make certain the client’s overall needs are met
Contact appropriate care companion agencies with client criteria and interview companions to find who best fits the client’s needs and behaviors
Visit clients onsite to supervise their continued care, set up and reorder medications, and support home care workers as needed
Coordinate the entire process and update families through emails and phone calls
Facilitate family meetings in a neutral and unbiased manner
Provide vacation coverage. We can monitor during your absence and advocate at the emergency room or doctor visits as needed. Your vacation will not be interrupted.
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A good Geriatric Care Manager earns every cent you pay them. We do that by saving you money in a variety of ways.
We are Geriatric Care Managers. As elder care specialists, we assess seniors in their home or facility and determine a plan of action to help them receive the care they need.
There is always someone available to assist you, we will be your “hub” of information as we communicate with everyone involved. We provide excellent service!
“SCC made it possible for my parents to age gracefully, in the home they loved.”
"It’s been a tough couple of months, but I think we should have no more major issues thanks to you!"
"Thank you for your support during the very difficult time. Our conversations helped me."
"Anatt and Elaine came immediately and helped me realize what was best for my mom and the next steps to take."
"Can’t thank you both enough for all the support and great care given to my mother."
"I know that it was not easy and that you went beyond the call of duty in making sure that mom was well taken care of during her final difficult years."
"I truly feel like you have been two angels guiding me through this crazy time and I feel very fortunate to know that you are only a phone call away.”
“I miss my uncle so much and am eternally grateful for the services you provided. It certainly helped make the last 18 months of his life better."
"I felt like I had a team behind me, advising me, backing me up when I needed it most to achieve the best possible outcome."
"Our family has so much gratitude for you. You are truly special people who make a difference in this world and people’s lives."