Dementia CARE Services
Repeated questions, confusion about people or time, disorientation, neglected hygiene and nutrition—caring for someone with dementia takes a great deal of patience, empathy and love. Particularly as memory loss progresses, this type of care can cause an enormous amount of stress to a family caregiver.
Countless families like yours have trusted their local Home Instead Senior Care® office to provide one-on-one home care assistance for their loved ones suffering from dementia. Home Instead’s unique Alzheimer’s and dementia training program was developed as part of its CARE: Changing Aging through Research and EducationSM program. This expert-endorsed program equips Home Instead CAREGivers to provide the highest quality of customized care that:
- Maintaining a safe environment
- Encouraging engagement
- Providing mind-stimulating activities
- Supervising daily activities
- Creating social interaction
- Providing nutritious meals
- Managing changing behaviors
- Supporting the person’s family
The Home Instead Senior Care network’s approach of encouragement and assistance helps those with dementia and their family members cope with the challenges of memory loss. Home Instead CAREGivers can provide assistance with establishing a regular routine and restoring the simple pleasures of life, which remains one of the best non-medical treatments for this disease.
The dementia curriculum, CARE—Changing Aging through Research and Education has been reviewed by the Alzheimer’s Association® and meets the Alzheimer’s Association’s dementia care practice recommendations in the following topics as per report issued 5/18/15:
- Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disease Awareness
- Strategies for Caring for the Person with Dementia
- Communication and Understanding Behavior
- Social Needs and Activities
- Eating Well
- Reducing Pain
If you need help caring for your loved one, request a free, no-obligation care consultation using the navigation to the top-right.