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Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Cathy Jo Cress, MSW, Emphasis in Geriatric/Home Care Management, Master of Arts Degree Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284078985
  • Paperback    570 pages      © 2017
Price: $86.95 US List
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“If you are thinking about becoming a geriatric care manager or starting your own business, or if you are a family member trying to figure out how to work with a care manager, you have found the right book.” – From the Foreword by Kaaren Boothroyd, Executive Director, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Past President, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive and practical guide for care managers that addresses the multiple needs of aging adults and their families. An ideal teaching tool, it guides students and professionals along the journey of becoming a successful care manager.

New to this edition are two new chapters on working with older veterans and helping clients with depression. Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition provides updated ethics and standards, a focus on credentialing and certification, numerous case studies, sample forms and letters, and tips for building and growing a care manager business.

Applicable Courses

Geriatric Care Management, Geriatric Assessment and Care Planning

I  Introduction to Care Management
1  Overview and History of Care Management
2  Ethics and Care Management
II  Geriatric Assessment, Planning and Care Monitoring
3  Psychosocial Assessment in Care Management
4  Functional Assessment
5  Care Planning and Geriatric Assessment
6  Ethnics and Cultural Considerations in Care Management
7  Moving an Elder, or Later-Life Relocation: The Role of the Care Manager
8  Spirituality
9  Assessing and Supporting the Family Caregiver
10  Supporting Clients' Quality of Life: Drawing on Community, Informal Networks, and Care Manager Creativity
11  Technologies that Support Aging in Place
12  Maximizing the Health and Well-Being of Older Veterans
III  The Business of Care Management: Beginning, Expanding or Adding, and Managing a Care Management Business
13  How to Start or Add a Care Management Business
14  After the start-up: Growing a Care Management Business
15  Fee-for-Service Care Management in Not Profit Settings
16  Combining a PDHC Agency and a Care Management Practice
17  Marketing are Management
18  Private Revenue Sources for the Fee Based Care Manager: Need Versus Demand in the Private Elder Care Market
19  Care Management Credentialing
20  Preparing for Emergencies
IV  Clinical Issues
21  Depression and the Older Adult
22  Care Management: Working with Nearly Normal Aging Families
23  Family Conflict, Dependence, and Mutuality: Care Management with the Difficult Aging Family
24  Mediation and Care Management

Cathy Jo Cress, MSW-Emphasis in Geriatric/Home Care Management, Master of Arts Degree Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

Cathy Jo Cress, MSW, Emphasis in Geriatric/Home Care Management, Master of Arts Degree Program, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

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  • “If you are thinking about becoming a geriatric care manager or starting your own business, or if you are a family member trying to figure out how to work with a care manager, you have found the right book.” – From the Foreword by Kaaren Boothroyd, Executive Director, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Past President, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

  • "This handbook is a collection of significant topics, problems, and solutions…to support care managers in achieving the goal of holistic care for the older population." - Carolyn N. Martin, BS, LNHA, MU Sinclair School of Nursing, for Doody's Review Service, Rating: 4 Stars