House Calls

The Michigan Medicine House Calls program, provides a variety of multi-disciplinary services to patients in the comfort of their homes.

Core team members providing home visits include: Nurse Practitioners (primary care and psychiatric), Social Worker, and Case Manager in coordination with the House-calls Medical director and/or the Primary Care Provider.

Consultation services available: Pharmacy, Psychiatry

The home based services available include:

  • Primary care services for adult patients, independent or co-management with existing PCP (Michigan Medicine provider)
  • Case Management to include home assessment, resource finding, care coordination (formerly GRACE program)
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment focused on geriatric syndromes:
    • Polypharmacy
    • Advance care planning
    • Difficulty walking and falls
    • Chronic pain
    • Caregiver burden
    • Cognitive impairment and dementia
    • Depression
    • Urinary incontinence
    • Malnutrition and weight loss
    • Visual impairment
    • Hearing Impairment
  • Limited focused consults and assessment (single visit) to augment providers’ understanding of factors in home environment that impact health/illness

Patients do not need to be homebound but they must be limited in their ability to leave their home. Patients enrolled in House-Calls must have a Michigan Medicine Primary Care Provider. Individuals not currently receiving care through the University of Michigan Health System can also be enrolled into the House Calls program once the external Primary Care provider has been transferred to Michigan Medicine.

Care for patients in the House Calls program may be provided in:

  • The Patient's Home
  • Senior Complexes
  • Assisted Living
  • Group Homes
  • Adult Foster Care
Toll Free : 800-822-7298
Local : 734-477-7298