Why should you add geriatric care management to your private duty home care agency? It can make a client shopping for a PDHA agency chooses you instead of your competition.. It shows what makes you are different from your competition. They learn that geriatric acre management plus private duty home care is an added bonus to families in a crisis. Thus a care management service can be an important differentiator for agencies that offer simply PDHC. It helps you get more clients and outstrip your competition.
A geriatric care manager can do a great job of teaching clients and families why they need care. A geriatric Psychosocial and functional assessment and care plan are a very clear way for families to understand care needs and recommendations and to plainly see all the options for providing this care and choose your agency.The GCM is looked at like a desperately need guide not a salesperson to get services started.
Care manager assessments are broader in scope that a private duty home care assessment and include not only family and social supports, and home safety, but spirituality, Quality of Life, finances, legal, nutrition, environment, mental status, depression, sibling rivalry, dysfunctional families, relocation options and assistance and death and dying. A GCM assesses for alcoholism and drug abuse, domestic violence, sleep quality, sexuality, activity tolerance, personal values, and cultural beliefs. So they offer an in-depth overview of clients’ and family’s problems.
You geriatric care manager’s care plan gives recommendations and options to consider so the family and client can make the best choices for providing this care. The bonus to you is this lengthy very valuable assessment is billed .
Plus the Family feels like have a very involved individual concierge to solve their problems