A geriatric care manager is a professional, such as a social worker, counsellor, nurse, or gerontologist who specializes in assisting older people and their families to attain the highest quality of life given the circumstances. For a fee, they provide short-term or ongoing assistance for long distance caregivers or others requiring assistance. This is a private service and it is not covered by OHIP.<
May include: assessment; care planning; screening; arrangement and monitoring of in-home help and related services; financial and legal services; conservation of funds; information and referral; education and advocacy; individual and family counselling; crisis intervention; placement and relocation.
Persons with dementia, caregivers
Toronto, GTA, Regions of: York, Durham, Peel, Halton
Geriatric Care Management
Depends on level of service. Call for details
Care managers will work with client, family and multidisciplinary team to make decisions related to geriatric care and management of that care