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Lakewood CARES

Community Assistance, Referrals and Education Service

Bruce Davey, Community Paramedic

(216) 529-5061

This program’s goal is to support residents in the community and help ensure they feel safe and healthy in their homes. Working together to reduce hospital readmissions by doing home inspections to prevent falls, discuss medications and help residents from feeling isolated.

Community Paramedic Program

  • Provide more effective, efficient, and timely healthcare at home
  • Decrease non-essential ER visits
  • Provide transitional care from hospital/clinic to home
  • Fill in gaps in access, assessment and treatment in primary health care
  • Extension of primary care provider
  • Lower overall healthcare costs
  • Connect patients to local and city resources
  • Improve quality of life for patient