Navigating the systems of care can feel like a complex and confusing experience. With so many choices and options to consider a personal care manager can help residents and their families make effective decisions on care choices and finding the right services.
Presented by Kristy Bull, BSBA, CMC, a professional care manager with Care Choice Management we’ll explore how to assess the level and type of care needed and learn what is involved in developing a care plan.
We’ll learn the steps to start a care plan as well as how to keep it functioning. We’ll learn about the important role of the care manager to assist with arranging for legal services as well as assistance with applying and qualifying for Medicaid. The care manager represents a growing trend to help full-time, employed family caregivers provide care for loved ones living close by or living far away. Care managers are also particularly useful in helping caregivers at home find the right services and cope with their burden.
Presenter: Kristy Bull, BSBA, CMC, Care Choice Management
Kristy Bull is a Gerontologist with a true passion for serving the older adult population and their families. Her passion stems from a childhood surrounded by older adults, as she often visited homebound seniors with her father who was a minister. She spent a great deal of time with her grandparents, and her fascination and respect for this generation continue to grow even today!
Kristy received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southeast Missouri State University, majoring in Management with a minor in Gerontology. She also holds a graduate certificate in Case Management from the Boston University School of Social Work and a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She is Care Management Certified through the National Academy of Certified Care Managers and an active member of the Aging Life Care Association.