Is your facility struggling to get psychiatry services?
Are you sending your residents to emergency room and psychiatric hospitals for in-patient treatment?
Is your usage of anti-psychotics high?
Are you facing any non-compliance issues?
Identification of depression, psychiatric co-morbidities, and substance abuse
Engagement in mental health treatment, and adherence in treatment for dementia, depression, schizophrenia and other mental health conditions
Behavior management programs
Medication management programs
Coordination of care in collaboration with the nursing facility professionals
Compliance of PASRR federal and state regulations for mental health services in long-term care facilities.
Documentation that meets regulatory standards and complies with OBRA guidelines.
Compliance (OBRA) with utilization of psychotropic medications.
Appointing a fixed liaison for residents (one or more licensed clinical social workers or Master’s level counselor for ongoing therapy)
Behavior management recommendations
Crisis Management Services
Conducting staff educational in-service programs to assist with behavior management and individual needs.
Monitoring results of behavioral and psychopharmacological interventions.
Collaborating with nursing facility staff to help achieve the resident’s highest level of functionality.
Depending on the demographics, needs and location, CareNow’s services are delivered on-site (at nursing facilities) or via telemedicine.
Many of the residents at nursing homes are often treated for behavioral issues related to dementia. In addition to dementia, residents may suffer from other illnesses, such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders.Learn more
Psychiatric care for residents in nursing facilities located in underserved (rural) areas is difficult to obtain. Telepsychiatry (or telemedicine), is a secure and effective way to increase access to psychiatric care in remote locations or otherwise underserved areas through video conferencing.Learn more
Nursing homes have Medical Directors, and residents are attended to by primary care/specialist physicians. Based on the mental health complexities and requirements of nursing facility residents, primary care physicians sometimes prefer psychiatrists to attend to the mental/behavioral health needs of those patients.Learn more
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