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Looking for a Nursing Home? Geriatric Care Managers in San Diego Can Help

Geriatric Care Managers in San Diego Are Trustworthy Consultants

Do you feel completely qualified to choose a nursing home with a responsible, trustworthy staff, good dietary practices, and skilled financial management? The answer to that question for most people is “not at all!”. Even if you did have the background to quickly evaluate the employees and conditions of a nursing home, you probably do not have the time to visit all the potential homes in your area. That’s why more and more people are turning to geriatric care managers in San Diego when looking for the best new home for their loved ones.

Be Careful Whom You Trust

The sad truth is that, thanks to the Internet, it is very easy for people to pose as experts when they are not. In two recent cases, the Federal Trade Commission rebuked online placement services in Arizona and here in California for stating on their sites that they had personally visited and evaluated long term care facilities when they had not done so. It’s always best to talk to a placement expert face to face and find out what credentials that expert can provide.

State Your Desires Clearly

Hiring someone to help with long term care placement in San Diego County doesn’t mean that you are turning over all aspects of the decision. When you work with a geriatric care manager, there should be plenty of communication, and you should never feel shy about telling them exactly what your family wants for your loved one. The more specific desires and priorities you put into words, the better the GCM will be able to pinpoint the perfect nursing home.

The Solution: Geriatric Care Managers in San Diego County

Working with a GCM for long term care placement is far more personal and safe than using an online service. You can be assured that a certified GCM has been thoroughly trained and is committed to putting the needs of your aging parents and your family first. With the help of one of the great geriatric care managers in San Diego County, you and your family will be surprised at how easy and pleasant the process of finding a fantastic nursing home can be.

Originally posted 2013-03-28 10:30:36.

Tim Colling
Tim Colling

Tim Colling is the founder and President of A Servant's Heart In-Home Care, which provided in-home caregiving services in San Diego County, and also of A Servant's Heart Geriatric Care Management, which provided
professional geriatric care management services and long term care placement services in San Diego County. Tim has more than 30 years of experience in management in a variety of industries. He held a Certified Care Manager credential from the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. Tim is also a Certified Public Accountant (retired), and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from California State University at San Diego. In addition to writing blog posts here for the Servant’s Heart blog, Tim also is a regular contributor to HealthLine.com and to FamilyAffaires.com as well as blogs of other eldercare services provider companies. Finally, Tim is also the president of A Servant's Heart Web Design and Marketing, which provides home care marketing as well as website design and online marketing for those who serve the elderly and their families.

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