Consultations and Assessments
Evaluating Options. Providing Solutions.
As people age, concerns around welfare and well-being change. You can find yourself growing increasingly concerned about independence, dignity and relevance. These are things we all value and seek to preserve. However, sometimes knowing the best path to take can be unclear and overwhelming.
You may be anticipating changing needs or already dealing with these changes.
Whether you’re facing a short term crisis or are addressing long-term planning, a discovery session and assessment can be a great place to start.
While time-frames may differ, many of the most common needs are the same. You’re not alone if you’ve found yourself debating the best approach to meeting needs such as:
- In-home care assistance
- Medical care
- Respite care
- Finances and budget planning
A discovery session and comprehensive assessment is key to creating a personalized care plan.
These simple steps can help you attain peace-of-mind regarding complex decisions and emotions. This is especially true when you find yourself in the midst of ever-changing needs and roles.
Still undecided? Please keep in mind that assessments and consultations can help you achieve and maintain the best possible quality of life.
Call us today to schedule a comprehensive discovery session and assessment.
A comprehensive assessment can prove to be a great tool for determining:
The appropriate level of care for each individual’s unique circumstance.
Ways to reduce the strain experienced by the care giving family.
How to understand and address complex emotions.
How to alleviate concerns around changing roles and responsibilities.
Assessments begin with the individual and extend to the home, caregivers and family.
Sometimes a home visit helps to address key areas of concern and give everyone involved the opportunity to communicate their thoughts and concerns.
There can be many fears and concerns around responsibilities and roles. Developing a comprehensive care plan can be a powerful tool to address these issues.
Care plans include recommended actions, evaluating costs or insurance options and screening providers. Plans also explores a variety of resources.
In developing a plan of care, recommendations are made around a variety of concerns including:
Resources and referrals for in-home support or alternative residential settings.
Medical assessments include physicians, specialists and psychiatrists.
Resources and referrals to a variety of professional services.
Examining entitlements and benefits.
On-going coaching, support and advocacy.
When we have developed a personalized care plan, the plan is shared with all concerned. This helps ensure next steps are evaluated and agreed upon.
Call us today to schedule a comprehensive consultation and assessment.