Eldercare Management Services
Your own Eldercare Expert at your finger tips!
A very customized approach and service to meet your needs as a family caregiver and as a senior, especially if you are going through a life transition or an eldercare crisis. Using our customized assessment tool, we provide you with a block of time of our expertise, guidance and consultation to help families and seniors through a more complex eldercare situation or transition. Typically, it is between 5 to 10 hours.
We literally become your “eldercare expert at your finger tips”:
- We are there to help you understand the local health health authority and to make sure you are receiving the publicly funded services you are eligible for.
- When you need to figure out housing options, we will explain the differences between what’s available publicly and privately, what the differences and how to access option.
- We are that trusted advisor to support you, recommend what to say to a case manager and/or physician or simplify the confusion of coordinating services or dealing with hospital discharge.
Our clients breath a sigh of relief, instantly feel less stressed and have a sense of peace of mind when using our Eldercare Management Service. Not to mention, it saves caregivers and seniors time and energy.
Areas We Can Help You
The following are some of the services we provide to families and seniors who need a more customized approach:
- Create a plan of care and support for more complex eldercare situations such as managing someone with dementia and other chronic diseases such as stroke
- Help dealing with challenging family issues surrounding the care of an elder
- Help families navigate the public health care system works and how to speak its language
- Educate and support caregivers on getting the most from visits with health practionners, physicians and specialists and what to say to be a good advocate
- Assess whether outside caregivers should be brought in, how much is needed and how to hire private care
- Put a plan together when parents are far away and coordinating care from afar
- Advise on if the person you are caring for should remain in their own home or be moved to another living situation
- Assisting with moving clients to or from hospital, independent living facility, or a long-term care home
- Organizing and maintaining key support documentation, such as: emergency contact lists, power of attorney, advanced directives, etc.
- Bringing mindfulness and awareness into caregiving
- Review of Client Intake Profile
- Pre-determined block of time to provide: caregiver consultations, research, liaison with health and service providers family meetings, in-home assessment with the person receiving care (if required) & research
- A personalized plan of care and support
- A facilitated 60 minutes family meeting to discuss the personalized plan of care
- List of action items from family meeting
- A copy of Keystone’s Eldercare “Get Your Eldercare Affairs in Order” Planner