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Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

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    2017
    ISBN: 9781284078985
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    Fourth Edition
    ISBN: 9781284078985

Cathy Jo Cress


“If you are thinking about becoming a geriatric care manager or starting your own business, or if you are a family member trying to figure out how to work with a care manager, you have found the right book.” – From the Foreword by Kaaren Boothroyd, Executive Director, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Past President, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive and practical guide for care managers that addresses the multiple needs of aging adults and their families. An ideal teaching tool, it guides students and professionals along the journey of becoming a successful care manager.

New to this edition are two new chapters on working with older veterans and helping clients with depression. Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition provides updated ethics and standards, a focus on credentialing and certification, numerous case studies, sample forms and letters, and tips for building and growing a care manager business.

Table of Contents

I  Introduction to Geriatric Care Management
1  Overview and History of Geriatric Care Management
2  Ethics and Geriatric Care Management
II  Geriatric Assessment, Planning and Care Monitoring
3  Psychosocial Assessment in Geriatric Care Management
4  Functional Assessment in Geriatric Care Management
5  Care Planning, Geriatric Assessment and Geriatric Care Management
6  Ethnic and Cultural Assessment in Geriatric Care Management
7  Assessing and Supporting Late Life Relocation in Geriatric Care Management
8  Spiritual Assessment and Support in Geriatric Care Management
9  Assessing and Supporting the Family Caregiver
10  Assessing and Supporting Clients' Quality of Life in Geriatric Care Management
11  Assessing and Supporting Aging in Place Through Technology
12  Serving the Older Veteran: Understanding the Issues and Taking Advantage of Available Resources
III  The Business of Geriatric Care Management: Beginning, Expanding or Adding, and Managing a Geriatric Care Management Business
13  How to Begin or Add a Geriatric Care Management Business
14  After the start-up: Issues for Mature Geriatric Care Management
15  How to Begin and add Fee-for-Service Geriatric Care Management in a Non Profit
16  Combining a Home Care Agency and a GCM Practice
17  Marketing Geriatric Care Management in Non-for-Profit Settings
18  Private Revenue Sources for the Fee Based Geriatric Care Manager
19  Care Management Credentialing
20  Preparing for Emergencies in Geriatric Care Management
IV  Clinical Issues
21  Depression and the Older Adult
22  Geriatric Care Management Working with Normal Aging Families
23  Difficult Families: Conflict, Dependence, and Mutuality in Geriatric Care Management
24  Mediation: The GCM as the Accidental Mediator

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