Case Studies

  • Healthcare Coordination

    Hospital support is the key to healthcare The Qualicare Nurse Case Manager was involved with all aspects of this patient's home health care – a perfect hospital support strategy. Medications were organized, doctors have regular and thorough communication with our case manager and appointments were ...
  • Preventing Hospitalizations

    Our hospital support team discusses how hospitalization can be prevented Jim is a 92 years of age living with his daughter and her family and suffers from congestive heart failure. In and out of hospital, his loved ones were at a loss for a way to cope. Doctors would send him to hospital when his ...
  • Parent Care

    Elder care and parent care advice Elder care and parent care advice from the professionals at Qualicare: With a threatening heart condition and after months of treading water in the medical system, Mr. Myer eventually received bypass surgery. His health improved but a relapse made it necessary to ...
  • Expert Care Coordination

    How a Nurse Case Manager can help you overcome obstacles One of Qualicare’s patients discusses his journey from hospitalization to hiring a proactive nurse case manager : When Sam, 78, suffered a debilitating stroke, his wife and two adult children were left devastated and confused. They felt ...
  • Hospital Discharge

    Qualicare’s hospital support team discuss hospital discharges The following case scenario is archetypal. It was provoked by a university professor’s chronic progressive MS (Multiple Sclerosis), complicated by a serious injury to his brain as a result of a bad fall. The Qualicare hospital support ...
  • Stay Independent at Home

    Before contacting Qualicare, my Dad was living with the difficulties associated with Alzheimer’s disease and because he had recently lost his wife, he could not stay at home, on his own. Retirement homes wouldn’t suffice because Dad needed extra care and attention after the great trauma and changes ...
  • Help at Home Keeps Sisters Safe

    Two sisters (81 and 71) who live together, not far from their doctor’s office, decided to visit. This visit, to their family doctor was motivated by the fact that the older sister had a fall that needed immediate medical attention. However, there was another underlying issue that their Doctor noted ...
  • Comfort from the Start

    A Helping Hand With Health Care and Home Care For many years, my sister had been the primary caregiver for our mother who needed considerable care for her diabetes, heart condition and mobility issues. Tragically, my wonderful sister also became ill with cancer and I became responsible for the care ...
  • Five Star Experience

    From managed senior care to a comfortable homecare experience This case study documents how a family friend of an aging couple experienced Qualicare’s assistance in moving the couple from senior care to a comfortable homecare solution : As the family friend, I hold power of attorney for personal ...
  • Family Support

    Our R.N. case manager arranged follow-up meetings with the necessary specialists and organized the PSW's for homecare, as required. Her nurse remained on-call through all her difficult nights, making sure she was available, anytime she was needed. At the patient's request, our nurse manager ...
  • Single Point of Contact

    Recovering at home with home care A hospital environment only seemed to make things worse for Sarah after being admitted with cardiac problems. Sarah, 75, and her family knew that being treated at home would be the best course of action. Unfortunately, publicly funded home care was not available for ...