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.
Anyone over 50 years of age, persons with dementia and their caregivers.
Golden Horseshoe area with concentration on GTA, but with contacts in major locations across Canada.
Geriatric Care Management
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Multidisciplinary team of professionals – from nursing to social workers, gerontology and business. Initial Interview and Consultation at the client’s residence and includes family/significant other.
Linking to community resources and services, on-going care management.