Ins and Outs of Geriatric Care Managers
Geriatric care managers (GCMs) come from various backgrounds mostly nursing and social work.
Many GCMs will compile information provided by the family, senior, and information gathered from the assessment to create a care plan. Care plans are generally flexible and should be updated at least every three months or when significant changes occur. Geriatric care managers can be found online easily. This website provides a listing of all GCMs who are affiliated with the National Association of Geriatric Care Managers. Families should consider a GCM’s availability, adaptability, and knowledge of resources when looking for a GCM. Families should also consider a GCM’s geographical area. In an emergency how soon can the GCM respond to your loved one? Remember to check credentials and choose wisely.