Private Patient Advocates have proven to be extremely useful as a resource for dealing with this situation.
Patient Care Partners has had several clients, each with unique needs, that illustrates both the complexity of the situation coupled with the support a Patient Advocate can provide to lessen the burden on the caretaker(s). The Patient Advocate has:
- experience and training to help a multitude of situations
- ability to coordinate input from the entire team of additional professionals that are needed for unique support
This group not only consists of medical staff (doctors, nurses, social workers, therapists), but also includes financials professionals, state appointed guardians, attorneys and trust managers (including WISPACT).