GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER

LOIS MORRISSEY, RN, BSN, C.
CERTIFIED GERONTOLOGICAL NURSE AND GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER
Affiliated with…

GeronNursing & Respite Care, Inc.
42 Main Street, P.O. Box 552
New Milford, CT  06776-0552

GeronNursing Registry Northwest, Inc.
81 Main Street, P.O. Box 783
Sharon, CT 06069-0783
GeronNursing Registry Southwest, Inc.
P.O. Box 5053
Westport, CT  06881-5053

As a professional Gerontological Nurse and Geriatric Care Manager, Lois specializes in assisting older people and their families in meeting their long-term care arrangements.

Geriatric Care Manager Services provided:

  • Answer any questions relating to health concerns, eligibility for assistance, and need for services;
  • Perform home visits for care planning assessments to identify problems and suggest ways to cope with these concerns;
  • Screen, arrange and monitor in-home care or other services;
  • Provide crisis intervention;
  • Act as liaison  to families at a distance, follow-up on care plan adherence, and alerting family to any problems;
  • Assist with moving an older person to or from hospital, retirement complex, assisted living communities, convalescent home or nursing home working with discharge planners and social workers;
  • Advocate for the client and family providing consumer education;
  • Offer counseling and support;
  • Act as liaison to Doctors and other professionals;
  • Provide information regarding guardianship, conservatorship, Advance Directives, and Living Wills;
  • Review insurance, financial, legal or medical issues offering referrals to geriatric specialists to avoid future problems and to conserve assets; and
  • Provide information regarding availability of community services, quality and costs.

Please call GeronNursing Registries at: (860) 354-7698.  Ask for Lois.