Senior Care Assessments & Planning
The quality, cost, and effectiveness of the services provided to the residents in a care facility or members of a religious community are of paramount importance. A senior care assessment furthers leadership’s understanding of the existing operations and key healthcare issues and outlines strategies to address those challenges. At the end of the assessment, you will have a clear understanding of the services currently being provided, associated costs of those services, and the projected future healthcare needs of residents and/or members.
A senior care assessment may include:
- Interviews with leadership, administration, key personnel, members and/or residents.
- Assessment of individuals’ health status as well as current and future facility/living needs.
- Assessment of the quality of care and the overall effectiveness of services currently provided.
- Review of current medical records, medication administration, protocols and procedures, financial information, and documentation for Medicare, Medicaid, insurance, and other ancillary income sources.
- Analysis of costs relative to industry best practices in caring for the elderly.
- Research into alternative healthcare programs and services.
- Creation of healthcare policies and procedures and recommendations for maintaining records and documentation.
- Mentoring in efficient and effective office management processes and procedures.
- Recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the operations of the organization.
Developing a Sustainable Senior Life Plan
Zielinski Companies’ experienced senior care consultants will work with you to develop a senior life plan based on the findings of the healthcare assessment that takes into account care needs, living desires, and the reality of your resources. Our LNHA-certified advisors bring more than 25 years of senior care experience, including religious healthcare environments, to the planning process. We will present and discuss the current and future needs of members/residents, alternative healthcare strategies, and possible options for partnering with other communities and/or organizations. At the end of the assessment and planning process, leadership will have a senior life plan that provides the information needed to support future decision-making regarding senior care.