Case management for gerontology | Social Science homework help


Unit: Overview and History of Geriatric Case Management

Deliverable Length: 400 to 500-word initial 

Review the CASE STUDY ATTACHED involving Grandma Theresa. Respond to the following questions, citing examples where necessary:

  • What is the rationale for assigning a case manager (Mrs. Jones) to Grandma Theresa?
  • What are the possible problems that may arise without Mrs. Jones as part of the caregiving team?

Citing examples, discuss why Grandma Theresa needs both geriatric and gerontology care, clearly delineating between the two terms.



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