Admission Procedure / Requirements for the AFC program

A referral is made to Gabriel Care (by the potential client or caregiver, client’s physician or other agency/person involved with the client’s care)

An assessment of the client and caregiver is completed by a registered nurse and care manager. The home is also assessed for safety to be sure it meets program requirements.
Criminal background checks (CORI) are completed on all household members 18 years of age and older

Reference checks are verified on the caregiver

The client’s physician must approve the client for the AFC program

Caregiver must have a recent physical, tuberculosis screening, and clearance from their physician as it pertains to the responsibilities of the role

Client and caregiver must reside in the same home

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