Safety & Homecare Service Coordination
Complete in-home Needs Assessment. Research and interview home care companies. Be present for agency-patient/family interview. Provide 4 week follow-up program.
Review Discharge Instructions with hospital staff and patient. Coordinate new medications, homecare services, follow-up doctors appointments, and installation of medical equipment in home.
Written prioritization of questions and concerns to discuss at doctors’ appointments. Professional, knowledge-based assistance when speaking to doctors and interpreting their replies.
Inpatient Hospital Advocacy
Coordinate hospital care to make sure patient’s needs are met. Talk with hospital staff to coordinate care, tests and treatments. Act as liaison between patient, doctors and family to enhance communication and patient outcomes.
Review of all prescription medications, over-the-counter medications and supplements to identify possible negative interactions and over-medication scenarios.
Provide respite for primary caregiver. Become familiar with patient’s plan of care and care team. Visit patient at home or in facility on a regular basis, to be able to replace primary caregiver in the event of illness or unavailability.
Monthly Wellness Program
Periodic check-in calls to address questions, concerns, safety issues. Monthly medication reviews. Monthly educational visits covering topics such as nutrition, mindfulness, meditation, health status and more.
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