Every client's needs are unique. Individualized services will be
tailored to the client's particular needs when possible. We work
with consumers and their families to develop an individualized
approach and plan of care. Services rendered are billed on an hourly
For specific inquiries related to your situation, please
I'm so overwhelmed! Where do I begin?
How can I ensure that my loved one is cared for
adequately when I live out of town? When do I know that he/she is
unsafe to live alone and what kind of assistance is needed to keep
him/her safe? Is a nursing home the only option?
- An initial consultation may be beneficial to identify immediate
need(s) and possible solutions.
- A comprehensive assessment can be performed to determine
specific needs. From there, options can be discussed and linkage to
services can be coordinated.
What is Care Management?
- A care manager can monitor your loved one's situation, identify
problems needing addressed, make suggestions, advocate for quality
services, and assist with coordinating changes when necessary.
What is a Power of Attorney?
- A Care Manager specializes in assisting an individual and his/her
family with long-term care arrangements.
- A Care Manager can:
- Assist in identifying problems, eligibility for assistance, and
need for services
- Aid in screening, arranging, and monitoring in-home assistance or
- Assist in reviewing legal or medical issues
- Act as a liaison to families at a distance, making sure things are
going well and alerting families to problems
- Help move an individual
- Offer support and more
- Care Managers have extensive knowledge regarding the costs, quality,
and availability of services in their community.
- One call to a Care Manager will connect you with the services you
What is Guardianship and Conservatorship?
- An individual able to make his/her own decisions may designate an
individual or organization to make decisions regarding his/her finances,
healthcare decisions, care, or living situation.
- This could become effective now or in the event that incapacity
- One party may be designated as Financial Power of Attorney and
another may be designated as Healthcare Power of Attorney.
- If an individual has not designated a surrogate decision-maker and
is unable to do so, the court may need to intervene if a decision-maker
- A party of interest can petition the court to bring the matter
before the court.
- The process can cost $3,000 or more, depending on the complexity of
- A physician must indicate incapacity, an attorney is hired by the
petitioner, an attorney (Guardian Ad Litem) is appointed for the alleged
incapacitated person, and a Visitor is appointed to evaluate functional
status and to recommend to the court if a Guardian and/or Conservator is
- It is up to the court to determine if the individual requires a
Guardian and/or Conservator and who that party should be.
- A Guardian makes decisions surrounding healthcare, support services,
and the ward's living situation.
- A Conservator makes decisions surrounding the ward's asset
management and money management.