Care Management

After an initial telephone consultation an assessment is usually necessary for care managers to understand the environment that the older adult is living in, their level of functioning and their current support network. The assessment involves interviewing the older adult and family members, gathering relevant medical records, developing an individualized action plan and discussing the options with the older adult and caregivers to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a comprehensive care plan.

 

Our care managers will conduct a comprehensive evaluation designed to determine what is needed to optimize an older person's ability to enjoy good health, improve their overall quality of life, reduce the need for hospitalization and enable them to live independently for as long as possible.

 

 

The EUROCARE care managers will gather relevant information by interviewing the older adult, family, friends, clergy, health care providers, and others in order to propose a comprehensive treatment plan. This plan will take into consideration cultural background and value system of the client.

 

 

A Care Plan is an outcome of a patient’s assessment, and is essentially an action plan for future care. A care plan lists all identified problems, suggests specific actions required and makes specific recommendations regarding resources needed to provide the necessary support services. We will engage the client and family in the planning process as the primary decision makers and goal setters along with the entire health care team.

 

 

Whenever possible, our caregivers help older adults remain at home with as much independence as possible. There are many options for in-home assistance that the EUROCARE may recommend depending on the assessed need.

 

 

We will recommend the most appropriate, available and cost effective service. The EUROCARE will also provide ongoing supervision and communication to relatives, including those living at a distance.

 

 

The mission of EUROCARE is to provide qualified care for the whole person, physically, emotionally, socially, and mentally in their home whenever possible. EUROCARE will assist families in obtaining in-home care providers and monitor the care they are providing.

 

 

Our home caregivers will provide the wide range of in-home personal care assistance. They will assist with bathing and other personal needs, meal preparation and light cleaning. They will take their clients to doctors appointments, will assist with grocery shopping, companionship or other needs.

 

 

At EUROCARE we can provide night sitters for elders who live alone or who are not ambulatory or have other special needs. We can arrange for visiting Nurses, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other services in the home

 

 

The EUROCARE will assess if the older person has a skilled need for the above services that could qualify for these programs under the older person's health insurance.

 

 

Our care managers have the expertise to communicate with your loved one's family doctor, nurses, physical therapists, and other health care service providers to assure a flawless plan. They are professionals who have extensive training and experience working with older people and families who need assistance with care giving issues.

 

 

If you need assistance with caring for an elderly loved one, are new to elder care or uncomfortable with elder care decision-making, are faced with having to make a sudden decision or major change such as a health crisis or change of residence, or simply want some advice about any aspect of elder care, please don't hesitate to contact us at any time.

 

Call EUROCARE at 773 545-510

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