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.