Why Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager May Help

Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager to Assist Your Family in NYC

A geriatric care manager can help your elderly family member in New York CityGeriatric care managers are educated in multiple different fields such as nursing, gerontology, social work, and or psychology. At Alvita Care, our care managers are trained to assist in providing services for your family and your loved ones.

Not only can we help you set up health services for your elderly parent but we can also advocate on their behalf. We believe advocacy is extremely important at Alvita Care, because without an advocate it can be difficult to maneuver through the home health care setting in New York City.

At Alvita Care we want to ensure that all of our caregivers selected to work with your family are the right fit so we can ensure that a relationship will grow. Our care managers work extremely hard to select caregivers that your loved ones will enjoy and get along with. Additionally, we require reference checks and background checks on all caregivers that we hire before they are brought on board. If you ever have questions or concerns about a caregiver, please feel free to give us a call at 212-273-0490 and our team will be happy to assist you. Without the use of a geriatric care manager, it can be hard to establish a lasting relationship, at Alvita Home Care we can help!

We feel that it is significant for a care manager to step in when an elderly individual may be living on their own but a family member notices changes in their loved one’s condition or routine.

Knowing what resources are available in your neighborhood is important, and geriatric care managers can assist with where to access these resources. At Alvita Home Care we can answer many questions such as how to set up home care services, the price of these services, how does Medicare or Medicaid play a role, and what insurance pays for. Our geriatric care managers are ready and waiting to help you today.

Geriatric care managers can allow for more time to be spent focusing on your loved one while they deal with problems you may not be able to handle on your own. We believe our relationship between yourself and our team is imperative and we make it our goal to stay in contact with you every step of the way. By utilizing our services in this aspect, you spend less time focused on the issues and more time with your loved one enjoying their company.

Additionally, if you live a long distance from the New York City area, a geriatric care manager can be your local resource to ensure that care is being scheduled, any issues or crises are being communicated, and that someone is there to closely monitor any situations that come up. At Alvita Care we pride ourselves on being available 24/7 in the event that you need assistance. You can always call us at 212-273-0490 or toll free at 1-800-414-7611.

We can walk you through our entire process for setting up home health care for your loved one in New York City.

Our geriatric care managers can help set up an in-person assessment and make a plan of care that will be tailored to your specific needs. This will help both you and your loved ones to know what to expect when you begin to receive services. After a care plan is set up, we will begin to arrange for services to be met. Our geriatric care managers are ready to assist with any needs you may have and we can even assist you on the weekends or overnight.

We encourage all individuals to contact us for more information on geriatric care managers or regarding the services we provide specifically. Additionally, the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers has additional resources regarding Geriatric Care Management that may be useful to you or your loved one. You can also talk to your doctor or health care provider to ensure that a geriatric care manager is right for you. You can also take our Home Care Needs Assessment QuizContact us today!

Works Cited:
http://www.alz.org/stl/documents/gcm_tips.pdf

About AlvitaCare

Alvita Care is a fully licensed home healthcare company providing premier in home caregiver services to seniors living in New York City and on Long Island NY. With offices in Midtown Manhattan and Hauppauge NY, Alvita Care was founded in 2008 upon the idea of "Care Without Compromise". Our care-giving services enhance seniors' lives, by improving their well-being, dignity and independence. We have earned The Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval and pride ourselves with our proprietary caregiver matching process that carefully matches our experience caregivers to each client based on personality and technical skills needed. Alvita Care can help whether you need assistance for several hours a few times a week or you require live-in or around-the-clock assistance. Our caregivers provide assurance and relief to families by relieving their anxiety, knowing that their loved one is safe, happy and lovingly cared for.