To create a care plan’s interventions to client’s problems you need a continuum of care. How do you find this continuum? As a geriatric care manager or aging professional, you should already have significant experience in this continuum before you open your door for business. A core competence to open a geriatric care management business or any other aging related business is to know your need to know your community’s continuum of care from day one.
As your care plan or the safety net you build or expand around your client web billows, expands, compresses, and changes constantly, you need the real Web to help you keep up. You can access most areas of the continuum of care and all its changes (new businesses, new senior services offered in part through the Internet. You can access your county’s or Area Agency on Aging Web site, which will usually list all the current senior services available in your town. Almost every county in the US has an area agency on aging and most have a web site that lists all the services available to seniors by category, such as nursing home, assisted living, home care agency, support groups, senior transportation etc.