Michelle is a registered nurse with a highly developed capacity for the unique assessment needed to evaluate an individual person and their needs. She has as an expert knowledge of the rapidly expanding and increasingly regulated healthcare industry with a focus on residential care. With over a decade of experience in multiple facets of the healthcare system, Michelle’s compassion and expertise has benefited many families in the area of respite and permanent placement within residential facilities. The assessment process focuses on an individuals' level of care needs, location, physical, emotional and social needs, as well as budget.
Michelle utilizes an expansive, active professional network to find the perfect placement fit for you or your loved one. This can include independent living, memory care, assisted living , skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living homes. She will work diligently to prepare options that fit your defined assessment parameters, keeping you updated each step of the way. Michelle will tour the facility with you to meet with the owners, staff, and managers to ensure a proper fit. Let her provide expert guidance, education, and navigation to find the ideal setting!
Once she has found that perfect place to call home, Michelle will work with family and medical staff on a seamless transition to the new setting. She will prepare any needed documents and help fulfill requirements set forth by the Arizona Department of Health Services. She can also connect you with many resources such as transportation, medical equipment, and community services such as mobile physicians, home health, and palliative care or hospice agencies.