When care giving for an aging or incapacitated family member or loved one becomes overwhelming it may be time for a professional Case Manager. Other instances where a Case Manager may be needed are: There is limited or no family support. Your family has become involved with helping the individual and needs guidance regarding available [...]
A Case Manager is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide and advocate for persons who care for elderly or disabled family members or loved ones. Case Managers are educated and experienced in any of several fields related to care management. These include nursing, gerontology, social work, or psychology, with a specialized [...]
Professional case management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for vulnerable individuals who face ongoing health and other challenges. Working with families, Case Managers provide answers in a time of uncertainty. Their guidance allows families to secure recourses that ensure quality care, safety and relevance. Case Managers use a variety of tools to: Assess [...]
A person is determined by the court to be incapacitated when they lack sufficient understanding or “capacity” to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning their daily living needs. Arizona Revised Statutes §14-5101 1. "Incapacitated person" means any person who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, mental disorder, physical illness or disability, chronic use [...]
A private fiduciary is a non-family member who is certified by the Arizona Supreme Court Fiduciary Certification Program to serve clients professionally, for a fee. A private fiduciary may be appointed by the court to serve as guardian, conservator or personal representative of an estate if the fiduciary is not a beneficiary of that estate. [...]
A fiduciary serves in a role of trust to be responsible for the care of another person's needs and/or property. Fiduciaries are court-appointment as guardians, conservators or personal representatives of estates. They may also serve, by agreement, as trustees; representative payees for Social Security or other income benefit plans; as agents under powers of attorney.