SeniorBridge Acquires Care Management Company in Madison, CT
Senior Care Consulting Joins SeniorBridge
(NEW YORK, NY), December 22, 2009 - SeniorBridge, a provider of professional services for individuals requiring care for chronic health conditions, is expanding its business in the Northeast. It has acquired Senior Care Consulting, a well-established care management company headquartered in Madison, CT. This acquisition makes SeniorBridge the largest provider of care management in the Northeast.
Ms. Barbara Hornby, RN, BSN, PHN, GCM, CCM founded Senior Care Consulting in 2002. Ms. Hornby has over 30 years of experience working with the geriatric population. Previously, she served as Director of Clinical Services for an assisted living facility, Nurse Supervisor at a skilled nursing facility, Liaison Nurse at an acute rehabilitation hospital, and she also worked as a Public Health Nurse. She will continue to play a valuable role with SeniorBridge as Executive Director of the Madison office.
“I am very pleased that Senior Care Consulting has joined us,” said Eric Rackow, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of SeniorBridge. “The staff at Senior Care Consulting are all highly qualified and share our concern for enabling people with chronic health conditions to maintain their quality of life and remain safely at home or in the residence of their choice.”
The SeniorBridge integrated system of care management encompasses a full range of services. A multidisciplinary care team provides coordinated in-home services including, nursing, psychosocial support, and enhancement of wellness to maximize client health. Clinical research has shown that this approach can lead to reduced emergency room visits, unnecessary hospital admissions and institutionalization for patients with complex chronic conditions. Families experience more peace of mind while individuals are more likely to remain at home with quality of life.
SeniorBridge, founded in 2000 and with offices throughout the United States, is a provider of long-term care at home. The company addresses the total well-being of clients and their families through a comprehensive program that includes assessment, planning, service coordination, advocacy, and direct care by a multidisciplinary team led by a professional geriatric care manager. The full range of services is customized according to the level of need and preference. The SeniorBridge program is especially beneficial for patients with complex problems, including chronic medical illnesses such as congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease; patients who require close oversight and management of care.
SeniorBridge is a knowledge-based professional organization that benefits from the support of its advisory board of internationally known experts on geriatrics. SeniorBridge has its corporate headquarters at 845 Third Avenue, New York NY 10022. It provides its services nationwide. For further information, visit www.seniorbridge.com.