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posted: April 30, 2007

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Timely Tip: Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Care Manager

While geriatric care managers can be a valuable resource in your caregiving role, it is essential that the person you hire fits well with you and your loved one’s situation.

Before hiring anyone, there are a number of questions for an informed caregiver to ask a prospective GCM you’re considering hiring. They include:

  • Are you a member of NAPGCM (this helps ensure the GCM is licensed in their field and adheres to a code of ethics)?
  • What is your background and experience?
  • How long have you been providing care management services?
  • Can you provide references?
  • What licenses do you hold?
  • What is your care philosophy?
  • What are your fees and what services are covered?
  • Will you work within my budget?
  • How many clients do you handle?
  • How available will you be to me?

For the full story on geriatric care managers and their value to family elder-caregivers, read Geriatric Care Managers – The Elder-Caregiver’s Best Ally, a feature article in the April 2007 edition of Caregiver’s Home Companion.

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