Often a client’s crisis is the factor that brings a Care Manager into their lives. Addressing the issues that affect the client’s safety and wellbeing are the top priority. Part of Care Management advocacy includes the willingness to work through the barriers that often occur in obtaining governmental or insurance benefits. A Care Manager knows how to navigate the complicated bureaucracies on behalf of the client.
Unfortunately, elder abuse and neglect are all too common problems for thousands of older American adults. Abuse can take place at home or in facilities and in different forms.