Finding resolutions for elder care issues can be a complex, time consuming and anxiety producing task. Unfortunately, many people find themselves confronted with these issues when they are in a crisis situation.
Where do you begin? How will you find the time?
The expertise offered by a Nurse Elder Care Consultant can be invaluable in finding resolutions to these complex issues. Each individual and their family are unique. Only after completing a comprehensive assessment are we able to make recommendations and assist a family to establish realistic goals and a plan of action. Many factors, including identifying the necessary level of care, financial and legal issues and family dynamics are taken into consideration prior to setting realistic goals and making recommendations and referrals. When it is necessary, assistance can be provided to secure in home care, Geriatric Care Managers as well as facilitating placement in an assisted living facility or a nursing home.
What types of assessments are available?
Comprehensive assessment to determine the care needs of the individual including social profile, home safety check, legal and financial review, medical history, medication review, physical assessment, mini cognitive assessment, activities of daily living profile
- Adequacy of current care review
- PRI & Screen (N. Y. state mandated assessment for nursing home placement
What types of consulting services are available?
- Elder care consulting regarding long term care issues, hospital discharge, nursing home placement.
- Corporate consulting to assist human resource managers and employees find resolutions for elder care issues
- Out of state transfers and long distance care giving assistance
CARING ALTERNATIVES is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.