Chronic Illness Management
Alzheimer’s Certified Staff
24 Hour Care
Companion / Safety Services
Senior Care Management
Mental Health Management
#2 Industrial Park Road
Monmouth, IL 61462
Serving Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, Schuyler, Rock Island, and Warren Counties.
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Care management for older adults is a growing trend. This service is especially helpful for out-
Scenario: A senior needs in-
Scenario: A senior can no longer stay in their home and they are choosing to move to an assisted living facility or nursing home. The care manager assists with pre-
Scenario: A senior has moved into an assisted living facility and is not adjusting well. The care manager provides companionship and support with the goal of helping the client get engaged in the activities and life in the assisted living facility. They also help keep them connected to the activities they have always enjoyed such as hair and nail appointments, community activities or shopping trips. The care manager also communicates regularly with the facility staff on recommendations to that should help the client remain at the facility. They can also communicate with the family in order to keep everyone working toward the same goals.
Scenario: A caregiver is suffering from burnout or is unfamiliar with how to care for a person with dementia. The care manager assesses the problems, identifies needs, and implements a care plan including counseling and monitoring on a regular basis. The care manager meets with the caregiver regularly to re-
Scenario: A senior who has been hospitalized is approaching discharge and there are concerns with safety and re-
Scenario: A family struggles to agree on care for their loved one or need planning for care in the future. The care manager provides assessment that includes physical, mental, and psychosocial status and written recommendations for care. They also meet with families and assist in difficult conversations and developing a care plan.
Western Illinois Home Health Care is a provider that offers Senior Care Management services. If you or someone you know is in need of this specialty service, please call us at 800-
Amanda Powell, BSW, is a Senior Care Manager at Western Illinois Home Health Care
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