Supporting Aging Families
Aging brings on many challenges. They actually begin from the moment of birth. As an infant these challenges are met with feelings of pride and success. Feelings of accomplishment surface as the challenges of adult hood are met. At mid-life not only is there a backward glance at life, but a look to the future as we begin the wishing for the time when retirement begins. What will happen with retirement and that final stage–life as a senior?
What Is Included in Our Assessment?
What Nursing Care is Right for My Loved One?
How Do We Coordinate Care?
How Do We Work with Nursing Homes?
- Assessing the older adults medical problems, medications, social issues, and psychological issues.
- Client and family concerns
- Financial and legal issues
- Home or environment in which they live.
All services, activities, as determined by the plan of care developed will be monitored.
- Companion or home management and nursing care
- Nutrition support such as grocery shopping and meals
- Home repairs, medical claims, and bill paying services
- Accompanying to doctor’s appointments and maintaining contact with the physician.
- Making sure that each physician seen by the client is aware of all the medications taken.
- Any changes in client’s medical problems since the last appointment.
- Coordinating with all agencies and service providers.
- Visits to client
- Care coordination
- Coordinating doctor visits
- Care oversight