Why Do I Need A Care Manager

Why Do I Need A Care ManagerCare managers provide services to elders, family members or adjunct professions that produce a variety of benefits, add value and increase elder quality of life.

  • Reduction of the stress and insecurity of ongoing assistance for long-distance caregivers and family members
  • Crisis intervention and accessibility to professional care managers who can be advocates on an ongoing basis
  • Coordination of care to reduce miscommunication, time, stress, errors, and cost to elders
  • The comfort of personalized, gentle services tailored to the client’s wishes
  • Provide efficiency and flexibility using a streamlined and client-centered process (as opposed to relying on the health care system bureaucracy)
  • Cost control by reducing inappropriate institutional care and overuse of services as well as proactive monitoring to prevent costly crises and unnecessary hospitalizations
  • Access to a qualified health care management professional acting within the standards of practice, ethics, and licensure review of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)

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