Geriatric care management is the process of planning and coordinating care of the elderly and others with physical and/or mental impairments to meet their short and/or long term care needs, improve their quality of life, and maintain their independence for as long as possible. Think of Pinnacle Senior Care Solutions as your elder care consultant.
Benefits of Geriatric Care Management
Assessing the particular needs of a family, the level of care needed, and the living situation.
Helping navigate the medical system, insurance and other benefits they may be entitled to.
Planning and supervising care, among other services.
What is best for your loved one?
There are many options for your loved one whether that is to stay at home or need support to find an appropriate nursing home, assisted living, rehabilitation or other facility. This will give you peace of mind that you are offering the best of care to them.
Geriatric Care Management
Geriatric Care Managers can assess the level of care that a senior needs and identify agencies and resources that can maximize senior health and wellness, and coordinate the senior’s medical and social care.
Pinnacle Senior Care Solutions helps to assess a person’s living situation and recommend changes such as modifications to their home, a move to an independent or assisted living facility, or skilled nursing facility (SNF). Family caregivers often try to take on too much—either out of guilt, a feeling of being obligated, or just love and good intentions.
Helps people with the complex and often stressful care of an elderly adult including:
PRI (Patient Review Instrument) and Screen in New York State is for Skilled Nursing Home Placement. The PRI is a clinical tool that helps to determine how much assistance your loved one will need in the skilled nursing facility.
A complete home care assessment is an essential step when coordinatingcare for an elderly loved one so that we can create a care plan that addresses those needs, and helps to keep them as safe as possible.