Schandelle Acosta, BCPA

Board Certified Patient Advocate, Supported Living and Group Home Manager for Adults with Disabilities

Free 15 min Intro Call

In-Person & Virtual Support Available

Nice To Meet You!

I have over 7 years of experience advocating for everything from orthopedic surgery and neurological MRIs to Social Security reinstatement and medication exceptions. I have an extensive background in managing homes, the lives, and the care of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but have worked with people from all walks of life. If you're trying to: - understand or manage a new diagnosis or a chronic one - find a new physician or a second opinion - make heads or tails of bills, benefits, and insurance - create systems to manage your health or medications comfortably at home - get your care team to talk to each other efficiently - plan for the future or find a good placement for long-term care - or so much more You've come to the right place.

A Bit About My Approach:

I want to help you achieve your health goals, and to get you the information, care, and respect everyone deserves (while hopefully making your life a lot easier). I am also driven by my desire to help people and to empower them to help themselves. Along the way, I encourage my clients to be as involved and in control as they are comfortable being, but regardless of who's talking to the doctors, your goals are always my guide. I am based in Oakland, California and can provide in-person services throughout the Bay Area or remote services nationwide.

What To Expect From Our Intro Call:

Our first 15 minutes is a chance for us to see if we're a good fit. I'll ask about your journey and goals and tell you a bit about my experience, style, and knowledge. I'll share my initial thoughts, we'll discuss how I can help, and if everything aligns, I'll send a contract and we can get started!

Top Specialties
Care Coordination

Care Coordination

General Medical Navigation

General Medical Navigation

Care Management

Care Management

Program Manager for Supported Living Services

Kainos Home and Training Center

2019 - 2022

Redwood City

Program Manager for Adult Beginnings (Level 3 Group Home)

Kainos Home and Training Center

2017 - 2019

Redwood City

More About Schandelle

Sarah Lawrence College

Bachelors of Liberal Arts, concentrations in Pre-Health studies, Genetics, and Sociology

2009 - 2013

UC Berkeley Extension Program

Health Advocacy Program

2022 - 2022

Cleveland School of Nursing

Patient Advocacy Certification Program

2023 - 2023

Licenses & Certifications

Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA)



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