In Columbia and the South Carolina Midlands, there is a standard for expert, compassionate senior care. Midlands Area Senior Services manages, coordinates, and supervises caregivers and services to assist you and your loved one. Some of these services include:
- In-Home Health Care
- Medical Care
- Prescription Management
- Legal Services
- Specialized Geriatric/Aging Services
- Physical Therapy
- Home Cleaning & Maintenance Services
Expert Initial Assessment of Client Needs
Midlands Area Senior Services will first assess the client’s needs from a physical, emotional, mental, and financial standpoint. A Certified Geriatric Care Manager assessment includes a review of:
- Medical Records
- In-Home Safety Issues
- Legal Issues, and
- Financial Resources
We focus on the client’s preferences as well as family decision-making, and we pay special attention to crises intervention. A written plan of care completes the Assessment, which may recommend the services of additional health care professionals.
Probate and Guardianship Assessments
Midlands Area Senior Services performs visitor reports for Probate Court and assists families in guardianship issues. There is no charge for travel within the Midlands SC area. We can make other arrangements to meet your needs.
Senior Care Plan Implementation
Based on the Assessment, we work together with you to implement care services, which may include recommending and establishing:
- Home Health Aides
- Home Nursing
- Physical Therapists
- Home Companions
- Medication Stock Assesment
- Respite Care
- On-Call Crises Services
- Legal Services including Driver’s License Revocation
- Medical Appointments
- Shopping Services
- Home Repairs
- Moving Assistance
- Home Cleaning
- Travel Arrangements
- Professional Referrals
- Consideration for Senior Living Communities
Senior Care Counseling Services
Midlands Area Senior Services knows that senior care is rewarding, but can also be exhausting mentally, physically and spiritually. So our services also include counseling and support for seniors, families and caregivers.
Senior Care Monitoring and Reporting
The staff of Midlands Area Senior Services can provide supervision of the contracted services and the senior care service providers chosen by the client and/or family. We also reassess and revise the Care Services plan at regular intervals or as-needed.
Assessment fees are $80 an hour, with assessments taking usually an hour to an hour and half. Ongoing case management rates are the same but can be prorated as needed.
2018 Fee Schedule (pdf)
Contact Midlands Area Senior Services
For expert senior care that strives to maintain independence and dignity, there is one name to know in the Columbia SC area: Midlands Area Senior Services. Peace of mind begins with one click – contact us today to schedule an in-home assessment.