Helping You Find the Right Tools to Build a Better Life
For Alivity Care Advocates, being a patient care advocate is all about helping family caregivers, seniors, parents, and individuals in need find the tools they need to live the lives they want. There is no better feeling than when we are able to help relieve the stress and anxiety of the care process for a client. Read below to learn how a patient care advocate can help you find the best elderly care in Birmingham and the surrounding areas.
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- Providing unbiased, informed advice.
- Providing an independent, professional assessment of the care situation.
- Acting as a trusted, local representative for out-of-town family members.
- Offering counseling and support to caregivers.
- Researching, evaluating and suggesting care alternatives to enable informed decision making.
- Providing consultations on available home care agency choices.
- Providing consultations on local assisted living facilities.
- Providing consultations on local nursing homes.
- Touring facilities with the client and family to discuss advantages of each.
- Evaluating and making living space recommendations to prevent falls.
- Providing home alteration suggestions to make daily living activities more comfortable and safe.
- Resolving conflicts and other family issues related to long-term care.
- Functioning as a single point-of-contact and communication for the family.
- Finding and arranging appropriate solutions for care during times of family crisis.
- Recommending pre-screened and vetted service providers from adult day care to legal services to plumbing and more.
- Coordinating medical care and collaborating with health care providers as the client’s care advocate.
- Assisting with setup and monitoring of medications.
- Providing education on disease and medication management, and more.
- Escorting to medical appointments, tests, and surgeries and serving as the patient’s advocate during the appointments.
- Meeting with client and support system to discuss maintenance of independence, health care, living arrangements, etc.
- Developing a comprehensive plan of care based on assessment and client/support system input.
- Monitoring and adjusting care as needed.