Connections Nurse Advocates can:

- Explain things to you and your family about your diagnosis, medications, treatments and plans of care.

- Research your conditions and health status to present you with information about treatment options.

- Advocate for you during emergency room visits, hospital or nursing home stays

- Facilitate timely appointments with healthcare providers.

- Accompany you to appointments to help ensure you get important questions asked and answered.

- Connect you with other services you may need on a short or long term basis including rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, home health nurses, healthcare supplies, insurance specialists and health advocacy lawyers.           

- Empower you to take charge of your own health and advocate for your needs and wishes.

Connections Nurse Advocates CANNOT:

- Make your healthcare decisions for you

- Make medical diagnoses

- Provide legal services determining malpractice or liability