Geriatric care managers are trained professionals who can help with all aspects of the care giving process they can provide resources support and help create…

Try: Geriatric care managers are trained professionals who can help with all aspects of the care giving process they can provide resources support and help create a care plan that will help the Care recipient (cr) stay independent for as long as possible the following questions should be considered when you are deciding which geriatric care manager to use what services are provided is routine monitoring an option and if so how frequently and at what cost what is the care manager’s code of ethics what professional organizations does the care manager belong to what is the professional accreditation of the care manager organization what other professionals are available to assist and support how does the care manager supervise and monitor the quality of services recommended or provided are you comfortable with the care manager and feel that you could trust him or her with sensitive and confidential information is there a waiting period before beginning services is 24-hour assistance available what is considered to be a crisis or emergency situation what is the fee schedule is the initial assessment free are the rates hourly or retainer based what is the billing cycle does the care manager have extensive knowledge of the resources of the community as well as specialists in the area once you have selected a care manager continue to ask questions to insure that the cr is getting the best care possible information references

Materials: n/a

Categories: Caregiver Needs&Support, Cognitive Intellectual, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: n/a

Keywords: Case manager case worker social worker

*This information is listed as a Fact Sheet and is not explicitly medically licensed

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.