Elder Care Needs Assessment

Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary

Senior Care Consulting begins this process with a comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment of the client’s strengths and weaknesses.  We understand the overwhelming feeling of caring for an aging mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, or even an elderly aunt or uncle.  We will help you through the process of developing an individualized care plan for your elderly loved one and be with you the every step of the way.

The underlying goal of Senior Care Consulting is to promote dignity and respect and make a positive difference in the lives of area seniors and their families.

Holistic & Client Centered

Barbara Riley-Baker, a professional geriatric care manager, focuses on a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges.  Working with families, the expertise of a certified Aging Life Care™ Professional provides the answers at a time of uncertainty.  Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through:

Assessment and monitoring

Planning and problem-solving

Education and advocacy

Family caregiver coaching

Assessment Services

Overall Situation of the Client

The first step in establishing a personalized care plan is evaluating the physical, mental, emotional, environmental, financial, and social needs of the elderly client.

Physical Capabilities

Assessing the physical capabilities, including mobility and ability to function in the home.

Mental & Emotional Status

Evaluating the mental and emotional status including, the individual’s memory, ability to make appropriate decisions, and care for himself/herself on a daily basis.

Self Management & Care Status

Determining if the elderly person is able to manage his or her finances or needs assistance.

Support Network Status

Assessing the elderly adult’s interests and social support network. A support system of family and friends enhances the quality of life of aging individuals.

Ethical Principles and Standards of Practice

Barbara Riley-Baker adheres to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice set forth by the Aging Life Care Association.™


Loyalty and Responsibility

Promoting Benefit and Avoiding Harm

Respect for Clients’ Rights and Dignity


For more information on the ethical principles of the Aging Life Care Association™ and an Aging Life Care™ Professional, click here.

We invite you to learn more about our services, philosophy, and ethics!