(1) Reducing High Utilization of Emergency Services Among Older Adults
Ofra Paz, DayBreak Adult Care Centers
The Rapid Response Case Management (RRCM) is a pilot addressing the issue of high utilization of emergency medical systems for non-emergency causes by older adults. DayBreak Adult Care Centers is expanding the pilot in its second year, to work with large healthcare systems and social services, including Emergency Medical Services, hospitals, health care plans and Adult Protective Services.
between community-based organization and healthcare systems?
(2) Re-Opening Adult Day Centers’ Plan Implementations: Lessons Learned in IN & NC over 3+ Months
Vicki Maynard, Executive Director, SarahCare of Indianapolis
Mark Bumgarner, Executive Director, Adult Life Programs
In depth re-opening planning is essential to describe the specific steps to address/meet the 'overwhelming' federal/state regulations in the COVID-19 era. The presenters will describe the steps taken to transition from the Plan through implementation, the Plans’ core elements will be reviewed concurrent with the lessons learned. In uncharted waters, one has to have a Plan A, be able to know when and how to pivot, to make immediate decisions, and move forward. Attendees will learn unexpected pitfalls; steps taken to successfully resolve and avoided a crisis.
Steps taken to transition from the Plan through implementation;