Geriatric Care Management

A geriatric care manager is a professional, such as a social worker, counsellor, nurse, or gerontologist who specializes in assisting older people and their families to attain the highest quality of life given the circumstances. For a fee, they provide short-term or ongoing assistance for long distance caregivers or others requiring assistance. This is a private service and it is not covered by OHIP.<
May include: assessment; care planning; screening; arrangement and monitoring of in-home help and related services; financial and legal services; conservation of funds; information and referral; education and advocacy; individual and family counselling; crisis intervention; placement and relocation.

 

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