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Linda Dover, Crawford Care Management Regional Consultant

1001 Summit Blvd
Brookhaven, GA 30319-6408
(888) 772-0012
Services Offered:
Geriatric Care Manager
  • General Information
  • General Information
  • Description
    About My Business
    National care management firm providing services to the elderly as well as children and adults with special needs.

    Crawford and Company has been in business for over 60 years and employs over 8,000 employees around the world. Crawford Care Management was developed approximately 20 years ago.

    Global headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Valerie Rufo is Vice President of Crawford Care Management
    About My Services
    Comprehensive on-site assessment of a client's medical, functional, psychosocial and environmental needs as well as overall safety and quality of life. The assessment is billed at a flat rate and includes a detailed narrative report identifying concerns as well as individualized recommendations and cost estimate.

    On-going services are billed at an hourly rate and the extent of the care manager's involvement is customized to meet the client's specific needs. The care manager's primary roles are that of advocate, coordinator, facilitator, and educator working directly with the client, family, caregivers, Trust Officer or other designee. Services may include, but are not limited to:
    • continued on-site visits
    • coordinating home support services through local providers and monitoring the quality those services, modifying the level of care as needed.
    • coordinating medical care, attending physician appointments, advocating on behalf of the client during crisis and hospitalizations
    • facilitating increased social and recreational activities
    • identifying appropriate housing and coordinating relocation
    • coordinating home modifications and repairs
    • vocational training and placement for adults with special needs and children aging out of the school system
    • assistance to enroll in Medicare, Medicare, and other government benefits
    Conditions I Am Unable To Treat
    To avoid conflict of interest, Crawford Care Managers cannot accept appointment as Guardian, Power of Attorney or Health Care Surrogate.
    Experience And Credentials
    Linda Dover has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, has 30 years of experience in geriatrics and long term care, and is certified in care management. she is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and currently services on the Board of their Florida chapter and several committees.

    Linda Dover has been with Crawford Care Management for 13 years and for the last 3 years has held the position of Regional Consultant overseeing and mentoring Crawford Care Managers throught the Northeastern and Western U.S.
    Regional Consultant Trish McDonnell oversees the Southeastern and Central states.

    All Crawford Care Managers are direct employees operating under Crawford and Company's Broadspire division.

    Crawford Care Managers are either Registered Nurses, hold a Master's degree in Social Work or are Certified Vocational and Rehabilitation Specialists.
    Fees And Payment Sources Accepted
    Initial comprehensive assessment is billed at a flat rate and includes preliminary phone calls, travel, the initial on-site visit, verbal report, and a comprehensive narrative report. The written report, typicaly 12-20 pages long, consists of demographic infomation, details regarding the actual on-site visit, objectives, recommendations, and cost estimate for the proposed recommendations and well as the Crawford Care Manager's continued involvement.

    On-going care management services are billed at an hourly rate in 6 minute increments.

    Clients with a Trust Officer or Financial Advisor affiliated with one of our several contracted financial institutions may be eligible for discounted fees.

    Paymnent for an initial assessment requested directed by a consumer is due prior to or at the time of the assessment. Otherwise, the invoice for services rendered is remitted at the end of every month with payment expected by check within 30 days.
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Hours of Service
    The national intake and consultation line
    • 1-800-352-7359

    is answered Monday through Friday 8:00am through 6:00pm ET.

    Crawford Care Management client services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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