--Starts with in-home evaluation/record review & construct Plan of Care ("life plan") to address issues/problems that are noted or likely to occur.
--We do a medication review (most elderly people are over-medicated).
--We advise the caregiver as to ways to take care of self, and be available to them to coach/support them as the Plan of Care unfolds.
--We advocate and coordinate care for acutely ill/injured clients in hospital, rehab or nursing home settings
--We advocate for our clients to the insurance carrier, including insurance appeals for denial of care
--We partner with Elder and Estate Attorneys to predict future care needs, risk management, access to entitlements (e.g., Medicaid, Veterans Benefits)
--We refer/recommend facilities and providers, and assist in negotiating the cost of post-acute care, nursing home/skilled care facilities, home health agencies
--We recommend ancillary providers: specialty physicians, medical equipment providers, contractors for home modification, daily money managers, certified senior real estate providers, senior move-management specialists, etc.
--We assist clients to "Age In Place" by setting up technology enabled in-home monitoring of blood pressure, body weight, etc., and medication adherence
--We provide professional training to Registered Nurses and Medical Case Managers upon request
--We act as an expert witness in catastrophic injury and malpractice cases involving nursing care in long term care settings
--We do Life Care Plans for critically injured individuals at the request of plaintiff and defense attorneys.
- I offer TeleAdvocacy Service
- I am insured
- My geographical area of practice is NJ, Southeastern PA