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Case Management Department

Providing People with ALS (PALS) and their families with assistance in navigating the social service systems, and insurance maze, in order to improve the quality of life of those affected by ALS.

What case managers can provide:

Assessment We will help you assess your current needs and together we will decide which issues need to be addressed first and by whom.

Advocacy with:

  • Insurance companies

  • Social service agencies
  • Social security
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal

Resource referral/development including:

  • Financial
  • Legal
  • Counseling/psychotherapy
  • Transportation
  • In home services
  • Respite

Procedure for Referring PALS and their families for Case Management Services:

  • Each new PALS/family who registers with the chapter will be assigned a Case Manager so that supportive rapport may be established even before specific case management services are needed.  Each person will also be requested to sign a consent form to be kept on file at the ALSA-GLAC office. 
  • The Case Manager will conduct a needs assessment with the PALS/family to determine how the Chapter can assist them, as well as collaborate with other agencies that may be able to provide assistance.
  • Upon completing the needs assessment, the Case Manager together with the PALS/family will create a case management plan, outlining the issues that need to be addressed.
  • The Case Manager and the PALS/family will work together to solve the problems outlined in the case management plan.

 If you have not been assigned a Case Manager, please call 818-540-4252.

** Please remember: the PALS/family must have a signed consent form on file in the ALSA- GLAC office in order to take full advantage of  case management services


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