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What Does a Care Manager Do?

Care Managers provide peace of mind to their clients and families and work hard to improve everyone’s quality of life!

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What Is a Care Manager?

  • Typically, social workers, nurses, gerontologists or other health / mental health professionals
  • Knowledgeable: specialized training, experience in the field, familiar with community resources
  • Follows a strict Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
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When to Refer to a Care Manager

  • Dementia & memory loss
  • Mental illness & substance abuse
  • Conflicted families or sabotaging friends / neighbors
  • Refusing obviously needed help

“Dad’s Memory Isn’t What It Used to Be!”

“My Father Is Stubborn and It’s Gotten Worse Since His Memory Began Failing.”
  • Refuses to quit driving despite getting lost in familiar places
  • Dad refuses to see a doctor
  • Bills are piled up, taxes are not paid, utilities about to be shut off
Care Manager Helps!
  • Meeting with family – provides education & support
  • Evaluates dad & makes recommendations
  • Works with dad & family to make agreed upon changes
  • Recommendations for a doctor & CPA are accepted
  • Moves to assisted living & stops driving
  • Care Manager continues to help

Factors to Consider When Choosing A Care Manager

  • ALCA membership
  • Certified
  • Certified Fellow
  • Responsive
  • Years of experience
  • Knowledge of local area
  • Services provided
  • Fees

Call Today for Professional Care Management Services