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CHFD 3710 Community care may attract more people to use health care services The Medicaid program allowed states to pay for home care as long as the states could show comparable savings in institutional care Case-managed care provides care designed for the individual. A case manager assesses a person’s needs, arranges for care, and monitors outcomes On Lok contracts with health care professionals and institutions for services On Lok workers teach caregivers to notice signs of decline in a frail older person A person who wants to take part in PACE voluntarily enrolls. The participant must be 55 years old or older, live in the PACE service area, have a screening by a team of health professionals, and agree to terms of enrollment Primary prevention refers to stopping new problems from arising Secondary prevention refers to screening to detect problems Tertiary prevention refers to stopping current problems from getting worse The best health promotion programs allow older people to play a role in program design. These programs enhance the older person’s well-being
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