SERVICES

How PCMS CAN HELP

Eldercare Consulting

SERVICES INCLUDE:

In-Depth Assessment

  • Individualized assessment of the physical, social, psychological and financial strengths and needs of the client
  • Safety assessment of the home or facility, and assessment of the client’s ability to manage his/her daily routine
  • Assessing current medical care, medications, and insurance coverage
  • Written review of our findings and recommendation of the best options and resources. Some people take our extensive recommendations and do their own follow-through; others choose to have our staff provide and coordinate the on-going services

Consultation Services

  • Consultations on a one-time only or a recurring basis
  • Assistance in understanding available resources for both the medical and non-medical needs of your loved one
  • Placement and oversight of adult care facilities, if needed. We never accept referral fees from facilities or agencies, so that we can best represent the client’s interest.
  • Finding and securing services such as skilled home care, home maintenance, legal counsel, including fiduciary or conservatorship services, if necessary
  • Consultation by an impartial observer to assist in resolving conflicting family views
  • Family conferences to resolve issues and offer an impartial observer

On-Going Services

  • Coordination and monitoring of appropriate services for your loved one to avoid potential problems and conserve financial resources
  • Screening, scheduling, training, coordinating, and monitoring competent in-home caregivers
  • Designing personalized care plans and logbooks to ensure compliance
  • On-going assessment of physical and mental health by periodic home or facility visits; regular phone calls for reassurance and problem resolution
  • Reporting to family and/or responsible party any change in condition or concerns
  • Assessing current medical care and insurance coverage
  • Assistance in obtaining available government and private entitlements
  • Assisting client and families in preparing advanced directives, durable power of attorney for health care documents, etc.
  • 24-hour on-call coverage for emergencies