Geriatric Assessment

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    Taxonomy Code: LF-4900.2050

    Programs, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluate the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT DAY HEALTH CAREOffers elderly or severely disabled individuals residing at home a day program providing nursing and medical care, case/care management and recreation. Services include access to a variety of medical specialists (dentist, podiatrist, audiologist, therapists), and individualized nursing care for a wide range of medical conditions associated with chronic illness and aging including Alzheimer's, dementia, diabetes and Parkinson's Disease. Program attendance is based on individual needs. Transportation to and from the Center is available. Call for an in-home assessment, facility tours and more information.SuffolkADULT DAY HEALTH CARESAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION
    CENTER FOR ELDER SERVICES, LLCGeriatric care managers conduct home assessments for aging-in place, assist families in completing Medicaid applications, facilitate estate planning and geriatric care management. Provide elderly community members and their families with information on aging and resources available.SuffolkCENTER FOR ELDER SERVICES, LLCCENTER FOR ELDER SERVICES, LLC
    EISEP CASE MANAGEMENT AND IN-HOME ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides help for Nassau County residents 60 years and over with in-home assessment of needs help with applications for services such as Homemaker/Personal Care Aids, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Meals-on-Wheels, Friendly Visitors, housing, etc., counseling for caregiving issues, advocacy and referrals when needed. Call for further information.NassauEISEP CASE MANAGEMENT AND IN-HOME ASSISTANCE PROGRAMFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    GERIATRICSEmploys a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate, diagnose, and develop treatment plans for older adults. Provides full written report to referring physician (if any) and discusses report with patient and significant family. Provides ongoing care to patients requesting it. Operates Memory Disorders Program to assess and treat cognitive dysfunction and to provide educational and counseling services to families/caregivers. Maintains a Home Visit Program concentrating on the frail elderly.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSETNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSET
    LINK-AGE PROJECTOffers support health and counseling assistance for Nassau County residents, age 55 and older who have difficulty accessing services. Provides in-home evaluation and needs assessment, case management and referrals to appropriate agencies.NassauLINK-AGE PROJECTFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    NEUWIRTH MEMORY DISORDERS PROGRAMProvides medication for Alzheimer's Disease and other cognitive disorders group and/or individual therapy medication for psychiatric and behavioral disturbances psychological treatment approaches caregiver psychoeducation and support referral to other relevant community resources opportunities to participate in ongoing research on medications to improve memory. Call for more information.NEUWIRTH MEMORY DISORDERS PROGRAMTHE ZUCKER HILLSIDE HOSPITAL

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