Health Services

Case Management

Why use case management?

Case management is a service which provides:

  • Evaluation of needs
  • Plan of action to address those needs
  • Source of information or referral for possible in-home services
  • Coordination of community-based, long-term are services with different providers
  • Follow up to ensure the level of service is adequate and appropriate for needs

It offers a sense of relief for individuals or family members who may not be familiar with resources or services which can be accessed.

It provides a link between professionals and their patients or clients. A Case Manager is able to create and coordinate care plans for individuals so it is possible to remain in the home and independent.

Who is eligible?

  • Anyone who resides in Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, Jackson, Marshall, Nemaha and Washington counties
  • Is over the age of 60
  • And has limitations in the ability to function independently

Who should use it?

  • Medical professionals, both local and out-of-town
  • Family members who may or may not be available to assist with the coordination of services
  • Individuals who are not able to determine and locate necessary services by themselves
  • Anyone concerned about the physical, emotional, financial, or nutritional status of an older adult

How is this service accessed?

Call the NEKAAA at 1-800-883-2549, or (785) 742-7152 and to discuss your case management options. An appointment can be made at that time to meet with an individual in the home, if that is necessary.