Brevard Healthcare Navigation
Brevard Healthcare Navigation
The Evelyn McPherson Fund will fund up to 4 hours of an Aging Life Care Professional’s expertise -- Brevard Healthcare Navigation will assess the veteran, spouse or aging parent to identify problems and provide solutions - AT NO COST to the Veteran.
This service option provides family members and clients with the most important information they will need when determining where to start. Most people don't understand what options they have when planning for current and future needs. Our Needs and Risk Assessment Report is individualized for your specific situation and care needs.
Having a special needs child (regardless of age) requires specific planning for healthcare, financial and long term housing options. Every plan we create is designed to be utilized in a binder where your loved one's information is readily available for medical appointments, assessments, legal planning, etc. This preparation for future needs will give you the peace of mind you need.
Know before you go! If you have a planned surgery, or are considering an Emergency Room visit, you will want to be prepared for the options, costs, and potential difficulties. Following your hospital stay, we can work with the hospital or rehabilitation discharge planners to ensure compliance of hospital plans and put community support systems in place to prevent re-hospitalization.
When an emergency occurs, every second counts. Our specialized Medical Emergency Face Sheets can be a lifesaving document filled with the specific information needed for family members, caregivers, first responders, physicians, etc. Don't waste time searching for multiple lists when we put all pertinent information in one packet.
When additional community support is needed, we have the resource information that you will find helpful. Our extensive database will save you time and unnecessary phone calls by connecting you quickly to the right organizations. Personalized referrals are standard among our Needs and Risk Assessment and Care Management Services.
Our unique workbook puts all your estate notes, financial, digital assets and personal information in one location. This comprehensive document created by Brevard Healthcare Navigation is a valuable source of information for Durable Power of Attorneys; Health Care Surrogates; Trustees; or Executors when the time for action necessitates accuracy and expediency and is easily shared with your family attorney for direction and legal advice.
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) was designed as a rapid screening instrument for mild cognitive dysfunction. It assesses different cognitive domains: attention and concentration, executive functions, memory, language, visuoconstructional skills, conceptual thinking, calculations, and orientation. This assessment must be provided by a Certified Rater that has passed a training course to properly conduct and score the test.
Approximately one-third of adults age 65 years or older fall in their home each year, resulting in injury, long-term disability and premature loss of independence. Our Certified Home Safety Specialist will identify the risks at your home (inside and out) so you can improve your ability to age in place.
Care Management and Coordination options can include weekly, twice-monthly or monthly status visits, coordination with physicians on healthcare changes, attending physician appointments, overseeing hospitalized care and helping to reduce hospitalization. We assist persons with various healthcare challenges - from young adults to centenarians. Our guidance and knowledge helps to promote improved outcomes.
As Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA), we help those having trouble navigating the healthcare system and wish to understand their options. We assist with insurance problems, deciphering hospital bills, long term care insurance activation, preparing persons for appointments that yield better communication with healthcare providers, etc. Healthcare and Patient Advocacy enables the consumer to obtain information and make educated decisions that further their individual goals.