Elder Care Advocate
Elder Care Coordination is a component in every Life Care Plan.
Your Elder Care Advocate oversees the coordination of your loved one’s health and long-term care, serves as your advocate and empowers you with the knowledge you need to make the right decisions for your loved one in every circumstance.
Your Elder Care Advocate will:
- Conduct care assessments to uncover potential problems and find solutions
- Help you locate and hire in-home help or other services
- Coordinate with medical and health care providers
- Review medical issues and offer referrals to other geriatric specialists to provide appropriate care in a way that conserves financial resources
- Help you plan for the possibility of incapacity or disability
- Provide support, guidance, and advocacy during a crisis
- Arrange for alternate housing, if needed
- Help to coordinate transfer and transportation of an older person to or from a retirement complex, assisted care living facility, or nursing home
- Provide education, counseling and support to the family
- Prepare and guide you and your family through the Medicaid application process
- Work in collaboration with other members of the support team serving your loved one, including long-term care administrators, accountants, physicians and financial planners to insure that the right professional is helping you at the right time
What Does This Mean to You?
As a part of their Life Care Plan, an Elder Care Coordinator is assigned to help our clients and their families with their long-term care concerns. At Life Planning Law Firm, P.A., your Elder Care Coordinator functions as the point of contact for the family and assists in coordinating services to help you take care of your loved one.
Your Elder Care Coordinator has extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of resources in the community. As our families begin their journey through the long-term care system, it is helpful for them to have a supportive and knowledgeable advocate to accompany them along the way.
Whether your loved one is living at home, at an assisted living facility or in a nursing home, you can relax in the knowledge that their care is being coordinated by a team of caring professionals who have extensive knowledge about the costs, quality and availability of resources in the community.
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