ELDER & HOSPICE CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Elder Care & Hospice Case Management
We are here for you to help you through these difficult and uncertain times. Allow us to do the work for you. We are proud to provide quality and comfort with our homecare services and hospice services. We also provide the following advocacy services, but they are not limited to this list:
Assist you or a loved one to understand your diagnosis and treatment options.
Identify doctors, surgeons, physical therapists, at-home nursing care, assisted living facilities and nursing homes
Evaluate and research second opinion options
Oversee hospital stays and interface with the medical team in order to understand the diagnosis, testing and treatment plan
Follow and navigate you or a loved one thru the course to a rehab, sub-acute facility or nursing home
Maintain your medical records in an organized fashion to better facilitate proper decision making.
Oversight of your medical course to reduce the risk of medical errors
Manage your medical expenses
Mediate family conflicts involving healthcare decisions
Assist you in finding a better and safer living situation
Organize and maintain your personal documents in your home
Help with Insurance Claims
Management of Homecare Services
Management of Hospice Services
PRI & Screen Assessments
Activities of Daily Living Management
Medical Care Coordination
Crisis Intervention & Management
Organization and Management of Personal Documents in Your Home
And Much More
THE BENEFITS OF HOMECARE SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
Homecare services allow for a better sense of pride in oneself, independence and comfort for the care recipient. The familiarity of home is just more comfortable for one who is in a delicate situation; having that favorite chair to sit in or sleeping in your own bed can never be outweighed.
Research shows being at home promotes healing more quickly and comfortably than if you were to stay in a hospital or nursing home. There is a significantly lower chance of being re-hospitalized when healing at home.
Homecare services can offer personalized care depending on your needs and the needs of the family. This can be as simple as company and conversation or more complex such as help with a given home therapy routine or medication program.
A home care giver can also ensure nutritional meals are eaten and/or a diet plan is followed.
Homecare services are one-on-one so it gives the attention you or your loved one needs to heal properly and live comfortably.
Many times, a homecare service will be cheaper than utilizing a nursing or assisted living home.
Staten Island NY Elder & Hospice Care Manager FAQ
What is health advocacy?
How do I know if it's time for an assisted living facility or nursing home?
They are struggling with basic daily routines like bathing, dressing, going to the bathroom, getting in and out of bed, controlling their bowels, or feeding themselves.
They are unable to manage activities like paying bills, cleaning the house, cooking for themselves, transporting themselves outside the house, or socializing.
They are suffering from mental and cognitive decline, such as Alzheimers, dementia, depression, aggression, sundowning, etc.
They pose a risk to themselves due to issues like frailty, falling, wandering, causing car accidents, etc.
Their medical needs exceed what can be properly administered without qualified healthcare providers like nurses.
Family members and/or caregivers are overwhelmed and unable to provide adequate care.
What does a hospice care manger do?
As a hospice care manager, our role is to oversee the logistics so the person and their family can focus on simply sharing their time together without unnecessary stress. We can help with:
Finding a hospice facility or arranging for in-home hospice care
Coordinating with healthcare providers to provide palliative care
Dealing with insurance comany and/or Medicare
What is a hospice advocate?
A hospice advocate is someone who helps manage end-of-life care for the elderly or those with life-limiting illnesses. A hopsice advocate can arrange for in-home nursing or a move into hospice care, handle insurance claims and paperwork, schedule with appointments with doctors and medical providers, and more.