Most Dependent to Least Dependent End of Life Care : 1. Palliative Care GVAMC – End of Life (2 weeks or less OR symptom management while receiving chemotherapy or radiation treatment). 2. Inpatient Hospice Care LCVAMC Hospice Unit (last few months of life). 3. In-home Hospice from a local Hospice (when prognosis is less than 6 months) 24/7 phone access. Long Term Care in Facility :-Funding Sources: Private pay/Medicare/Long Term Health Insurance/Medicaid-Community NH (apply for Medicaid with period of spend down. Primary residence, are, some savings not counted as assets-Private Pay: Assisted Living Facility (ALF)-VA Community Residential Care homes Short-Term Rehab :-VA Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) Intensive Rehab, 3-4 weeks (inpatient)-VA Extended Care/Rehab in LC VA NHCU (up to 90 days) less intensive rehab (~$97 co-pay after first 21 days from some people) Home Based Interventions to Maximize Independence :-Advance Illness/Palliative Care Home monitoring with technology
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course BMS 6828 taught by Professor Davidson during the Fall '10 term at University of Florida.