South Jersey Geriatric Care Services

South Jersey Geriatric Care Services

How does SJGC help the elderly maintain their independence?
 

  • Provide at-home initial consultations

  • Conduct care-planning assessments to identify obstacles to independent living and to determine eligibility for government assistance and insurance coverage

  • Screen, arrange, and monitor in-home help and durable medical equipment

  • Review financial, legal, and medical issues, and make referrals where necessary

  • Accompany clients to appointments with doctors, lawyers, accountants, etc.

  • Provide crisis intervention services

  • Provide support, counseling, and therapy

  • Other services as requested

How does SJGC help families reduce the stress of care giving?
 

  • Conduct a formal needs assessment

  • Establish a personalized care plan

  • Coordinate professional services and accompany client to appointments

  • Liaison with long-distance care-givers

  • Provide crisis intervention and problem-solving

  • Arrange home safety evaluations and provide assistance with home modifications

  • Arrange delivery and installation of durable medical equipment

  • Provide an objective critique of residential care facilities

  • Arrange placement in residential care facilities and coordinate the moving of household items

  • Conduct periodic conferences with residential facilities to monitor level of care provided

  • Conduct support groups