Our senior care plan is a comprehensive document that outlines the medical, social, and emotional needs of an elderly individual, as well as the steps that need to be taken to meet those needs. The plan is typically created by a healthcare professional, such as a doctor, nurse, or social worker, in collaboration with the senior and their family members or caregivers.
The process is completed in four basic steps.
- Consultation. Medical history: This includes a summary of the senior’s past and current medical conditions, medications, allergies, and any relevant test results.
- Needs assessment Current health status: This includes a description of the senior’s current physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as any symptoms or concerns that need to be addressed, food, and dietary planning.
- Living Arrangements. Social and emotional needs: This includes a discussion of the senior’s social and emotional needs, such as the need for companionship, recreational activities, or counseling services. Financial considerations: This includes a discussion of the senior’s financial situation, including any insurance coverage or government benefits that may be available to help cover the cost of care.
- Our Recommendations. Caregiver information: This includes the names and contact information of the senior’s primary caregivers, as well as any other individuals involved in their care (such as family members or friends). Caregiving tasks: This includes a list of the specific tasks that caregivers will be responsible for, such as administering medications, providing assistance with activities of daily living, or managing medical appointments an Emergency plan: This includes a plan for what to do in case of a medical emergency, such as contacting emergency services or taking the senior to the hospital.