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Elder Care Assessments

We start with a comprehensive assessment to find out about the needs and desires of the elderly client and their family members. We can focus on one or two concerns or assess all life management areas including medical, financial, legal, psychological, activities of daily living, homemaking, transportation, social and housing. Once the assessment has been completed, a Care Management Plan is developed to address all issues of concern and to manage tasks in any of the life management areas. Our Geriatric Care Managers can report to family members and other responsible parties as outlined in the Care Management Plan.

Crisis Intervention

Our Geriatric Care Managers are available 24/7 in times of emergency. We can help the client and keep family members informed.

Health Care Planning and Coordination

Home Healthcare Selection and Monitoring

Based on the client’s individual needs we can help you select the right home healthcare solution. The level of care will depend on the client’s needs determined after the comprehensive assessment. Levels of care range from skilled nursing services and monitoring more complex health issues performed by Registered Nurses or Licensed Practical Nurses, to help with the activities of daily living like bathing, dressing and meal preparation performed by Certified Nursing Assistants or Home Health Aides. Others may only need the services of a homemaker or companion.

Hospital to Home Transition Program

When a client needs to go to the hospital to treat an illness or have surgery we can help every step of the way. While a client is in the hospital we can visit and monitor the client’s care and report his/her progress to loved ones. We can also take care of anything at the client’s home that needs attention from cleaning, repairs and maintenance to pet sitting. After discharge, Complete Elder Care monitors the client’s transition from hospital to the rehabilitation facility where patients receive physical and occupational therapy. We will continue to monitor any transfers the patient may go through, whether it is to another rehab facility, an assisted living facility, a nursing home or home where they may continue to receive physical and occupational therapy as needed. We make sure patients understand what’s going on throughout the process. Patients may also need some assistance from a professional caregiver to assist with the activities of daily life. The patient’s family can rest assured that their loved ones are being watched whether the family is 10 or 3000 miles away.

Home Safety Evaluations

Seniors often have problems like mobility or vision issues that can make their homes unsafe. Upon request, one of our Geriatric Care Managers may inspect the client’s home and make suggestions for safety improvements and help arrange for repairs or improvements as needed.

Estate and Trust Management and Settlement

Asset Protection Management

Our team of affiliated attorneys, accountants, real estate brokers, financial advisors and property managers can assist the client or client's external advisors with the following services:

Medicaid Eligibility Specialists

Upon request, we assist clients find out if they are eligible for Medicaid, and together with our team of affiliated attorneys, accountants and other professionals, assist with completing the necessary legal documents.

Veterans Benefits Specialists

Our team of specialists help veterans and their families understand and successfully pursue their legal rights and benefits. Navigating The Department of Veterans' Affairs can be difficult. Our affiliated attorneys can help veterans seek appeals for disability ratings, give information on benefits and represent them before VA review boards.

Assisted Living Selection, Placement and Monitoring

Our extensive knowledge about Assisted Living Facility options in South Florida will make it easier for clients and their families make the right choice. First, we take into account the level of care each client needs along with budget considerations. Then we make clients and their families aware of the culture and atmosphere of each facility along with the activities offered. Of course, the most important consideration is that each client feels comfortable in his or her new community. Every client is unique and we strive to identify what makes each client special and what their particular needs and comfort levels are.

Nursing Home Selection, Placement and Monitoring

Typically, seniors with a medical condition that requires a licensed nurse to be on duty 24/7 need to transition to a Skilled Nursing Facility. Patients receive skilled nursing services along with help with the activities of daily living. We can help match each client with the right facility to meet each client’s special needs.

Property Management

Managing rental properties can be challenging! To make it easier we offer rental property management services that help clients maximize and retain occupancy, manage expenses and optimize the return on investment.

We tailor our full service professional marketing and management services to each client's needs.

Real Estate Sales, Rentals

Whether your family member is downsizing from his or her current home to another, or moving into a facility we can help you with real estate services. Our affiliated providers are experts in rentals and sales.

Referrals to Legal & Financial Services

When needed, our clients are referred to a team of professionals who specialize in providing services for the elderly & disabled, including attorneys, accountants, insurance professionals and financial advisors.

Probate Assistance

Probate can be complicated even for small estates.  The help of an attorney experienced in probate law and procedures is important, particularly if heirs or creditors challenge the will. We work with a team of experienced attorneys that can guide you through this process. Of course, we can also help you through the trying time after a loved one’s death.

 

Probate is the process wherein a deceased estate is processed though the oversight of the probate court.  The estate is administered by the personal representative (called an executor in some states). The personal representative is named by the person making the will, and is often a family member or friend. Where there is no will, a family member or friend may petition the court to be appointed as personal representative. The personal representative will need the assistance of a probate attorney to ensure adherence to the will and applicable probate laws.  The personal representative is charged with located all the deceased’s assets, transferring them to the estate, paying the bills and distributing the remaining sums to the beneficiaries  as required under the will. If there is no will, assets are distributed according to Florida law.

   

Your probate attorney can explain the procedures and laws involved and protect your interest, the wishes of the deceased, and prepare for formal probate court proceedings.

Your probate attorney will file the will and death certificate with the probate court, notify creditors about the death and where to file a claim. He will be responsible for filing all the required notices, reports and accountings with the court.

However, if you are the personal representative, it will be your responsibility to collect the information necessary to marshal the estate assets and to pay bills, and to locate the beneficiaries and heirs. The personal representative may also be responsible for selling the house or other property to pay expenses and to distribute the proceeds.  The personal representative is also responsible for paying all bills, repairs and maintaining the deceased’s home until the property is sold, or the deed transferred to the heir.

This is where Complete Elder Solutions can be helpful. If you are appointed personal representative, you may not have the time or the inclination to do all that is required. Or, you may live out of state. We can work with the attorney on your behalf and make sure all the responsibilities are taken care of as required. This could entail working with banks, brokerage companies, realtors, insurance carriers, homeowner associations, tax authorities, municipal governments, creditors and heirs.

As always, we are here to make life easier for our clients.

Relocation Specialists

We provide help with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Home options. In addition, we provide real estate and property management services.

Tax Planning and Preparation through our Affiliated Team of CPAs and Attorneys

Important Document Identification