A geriatric care manager works with older patients to devise a plan of care. They must have extensive knowledge of available resources, associations, and health care establishments to help create plans that fit the needs and budget of the patients. In addition to helping locate resources, the geriatric care manager might also have to make appointments and arrangements for transportation. The plan needs to include how included goals are to be achieved.
Geriatric Care Manager Tasks
Keep records and prepare reports for owner or management concerning visits with clients.
Provide information and refer individuals to public or private agencies or community services for assistance with elderly patient care.
Plan and direct the hospice program.
Visit individuals in homes or attend group meetings to provide information on agency services or options to care for elderly persons.