Below are answers to questions commonly asked about geriatric care or Attendant Care Services. If you would like to know more, we urge you to make an appointment to discuss your unique situation.
A: Geriatric Care Management is a comprehensive approach to caring for the elderly. The geriatric care manager is trained and experienced in any of several fields related to long-term care, including, but not limited to nursing, gerontology, social work, or psychology, with a specialized focus on issues related to aging. We assist older adults in attaining their maximum functional potential. We are also experienced guides and resources for families of older adults.
A: Care Management Services may include:
A: At ACS, each client has a Plan of Care developed with his or her care manager. Input is received from the client, family members, loved ones and health care professionals. The care manager ensures that every facet of the client’s life is addressed in the plan. Implementation of the client’s Plan of Care is closely monitored with adjustments made as necessary. Should attendants be needed, they work in concert with the care manager, following the Plan of Care.
A: All services are private pay. Medicare and most secondary insurance carriers do not cover care management. Non-medical attendant care is covered by most long-term care insurance policies. We do offer a sliding fee scale for care management in extraordinary circumstances. Please contact the office at (901) 685−3911 for our fee schedule.
A: The geriatric care professionals at Attendant Care Services have a well-earned reputation for professionalism and caring for clients in the Memphis area. The ACS team includes highly-trained specialists in the field of geriatric care – each of whom is committed to ensuring the dignity and quality of life of each client.
A: The services of ACS’s professionals will give your loved one the dignity they deserve, the personal attention they require and the comfort to live independently and with a quality of life each of us hopes to have as we age.
A: Attendant Care Services (ACS) provides the highest quality of non-medical geriatric care to clients in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee.