Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
What is Alzheimer’s?
It is a progressive disease affecting the brain and is irreversible. It is the most common cause of dementia. Over time, it continues to spread even at the wider area of the brain which means multiple symptoms can develop and the case will become even more severe.
According to a data presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, there is an estimated 5.1 million of Americans ages 65 and over who were affected of the disease and it will continually rise to 40% by 2025.
What is Dementia?
The progression of Alzheimer’s disease with dementia as a key hallmark symptom can be a painful journey. Dementia is characterized by memory loss and difficulties in problem solving, language and thinking.
Cognitive health declines with age. And for seniors developing impaired cognition can have an overwhelming response to the family, it would also mean exploring options to decide on an appropriate care for their loved one. With Uplift HomeCare, our team of health care practitioners supports elderly patients starting from an early onset of the disease until its later stage. We have worked closely with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Managers to monitor progression of the disease, proper management of symptoms and collaboration with your physician regarding the physical, mental and behavioral care plans.
Services we offer are:
- A face to face assessment of the patient with the Dementia Care Manager together with the family involved.
- An individualized overall care plan with emphasis on the cognitive and behavioral aspects will be developed alongside referred physician.
- Checking up on patient status either thru phone calls or if necessary in-person visits will be conducted. This is to monitor any significant changes and to modify health care plans. Monthly appraisal also being done by the Dementia Care Manager with family to discuss improvements, changes and vital options or suggestions the family wants for their elderly loved ones.
Our health care assistants or support workers have received specialized training and seminars and have wide-experience in handling geriatric patients with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are authorized personnel with certified qualifications and knows how to act in case of emergency and hospitalizations.
Priority for the mental well-being of your senior family member is what we continually excel to do so. If you find our services suitable to the demands of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, contact us and be advised.