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Welcome to Paul Battle Associates

 
Paul Battle Associates are personal health advocates and care coordinators. We fill the gap between what your physician and family caregivers provide. We are elder care specialists and senior care advisors. Paul Battle Associates is the first and only Certified Geriatric Care Management firm in Central Oregon, giving you the confidence and peace of mind that you are getting the very best care. The providers at Paul Battle Associates are Board Certified Nurse Practitioners with experience in elder care, case management, primary care and urgent care. Paul Battle Associates provides Geriatric Care ManagementCase ManagementLife Care Planning and home Nurse Practitioner visits to persons with cognitive impairments, physical disabilities, developmental disabilities and chronic health problems.
 
Geriatric Care Management BendWe provide a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults and persons with disabilities. Our goal is to improve the client’s quality of life and reduce family stress.
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Case Management BendWe provide quality cost effective case management services for complex health problems and catastrophic injuries. Our goal is to maximize the client's level of functioning.
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Life Care Planning BendWe provide an organized and concise life care plan for individuals who have experienced catastrophic injury or chronic health problems.
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At Paul Battle Associates, we believe:
  • People deserve the highest quality care with dignity, respect and compassion.
  • People deserve to understand their care options and direct their own care.
We achieve this high level of care through personal attention to the entire family,

comprehensive assessment and monitoring of not only our client’s medical status, but also their emotional, spiritual and social needs and by building a coordinated team to meet their care needs.

 
Paul Battle Associates is here to help you during difficult times to provide the right care at the right time in the right place for your elderly parent, spouse or disabled family member. Our expertise provides the answers you need at a time of uncertainty. We guide families to the actions and decisions that ensure optimal care and improved quality of life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off work for family caregivers.

Paul Battle Associates is your partner in health and quality family time.
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Paul Battle Associates can assist with a wide range of our client’s care needs including coordination of the care team and addressing the needs of the entire family. Some of the ways Paul Battle Associates can help you through Geriatric Care Management are:
  • Housing – helping families evaluate and select the appropriate level of housing or residential options
  • Home care services – determining types of services that are right for the client and assisting the family to engage and monitor those services
  • Medical management – attending doctor appointments, monitoring the client’s adherence to the plan of care and facilitating communication between providers, client and family
  • Cost containment – helping clients receive the right care without duplication of services saves money, helping our clients remain at the lowest level of care that meets their needs controls costs
  • Nutrition – monitoring the client’s nutritional status and if necessary arranging a dietitian or meal preparation to improve their nutrition
  • Education – providing education to the client and family caregivers to better understand the plan of care and safely deliver that care, caring for the caregiver through family caregiver assessments and coaching
  • Communication – keeping family members and the care team informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client
  • Social activities – identifying opportunities for the client to engage in social, recreational or cultural activities that enrich their quality of life
  • Transportation – assistance in arranging driving assessments or transportation to appointments, social activities and shopping                                                                                                                                                              
  • Financial – referring to or consulting with a professional fiduciary, accountant or client’s Power of Attorney, assistance with applying for long term care insurance benefits and other potential benefits
  • Community Services – providing information on Federal and state benefits and connecting families with local programs
  • Safety and security – monitoring the client, watching for health changes that may affect the client’s safety in their current environment, recommending technologies and durable medical equipment to enhance independence and observing for potential risks of exploitation, abuse or injury
  • As Board Certified Nurse Practitioners, the providers at Paul Battle Associates are part of your loved one’s health care team and have the unique ability to treat and prescribe medications for minor acute ailments at home without requiring a visit to an urgent care clinic. We provide this service in consultation with their primary care provider and specialty physicians. 
A Geriatric Care Management care plan tailored for each individual’s circumstances is prepared after a comprehensive assessment.
 
Paul Battle Associates
Your partner in health and quality family time.