Tip- When to bring in a Care Manager

Care Management Care Manager HomeCare South Florida

We asked our Care Management team: What red flags tell you to bring in a Care Manager?

Here are some of their responses:

Shari: New diagnoses that may come with the aging process, such as Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Depression to name a few.

Briana: When declines are noticed by friends , family or a doctor and the person does not have the necessary support to ensure their own safety.

Shannon: When a person is experiencing a rapid decline in their physical and mental health. Some examples include increased confusion, increased isolation, poor nutrition, increased UTI’s, significant weight loss.

Katherine: When a person experiences marked changes and decline with mobility, personal care, medication compliance and has uncoordinated medical care.

Jennifer: When someone is experiencing frequent falls, and is in the “revolving door” of hospitalizations.

Linda: When a person is losing weight, not taking medication and is not paying bills.

Michelle: Medication confusion. Calls for clarity by client and or pill dispenser not accurate ( missed days/ times or taken too frequently)

Summer: A fall or a hospitalization is usually a strong indication that that additional supports/services are needed, which a care manager can easily identify and implement.

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