Care 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)