The help provided by Family First Homecare can minimize stress and feelings of being overwhelmed. Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes in the brain.
There are 3 stages of the disease process: Early Stage, Middle Stage and Late Stage.
Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia, but there are many kinds such as:
A person with dementia may be at risk in certain areas of the home or outdoors. We pay special attention to garages, work rooms, basements and outside areas where there are more likely to be tools, chemicals, cleaning supplies and other items that may require supervision.
FREE In- Home Assessment:
Safety hazards in the kitchen, list of emergencies, safety devices are working, medication safety, door locks, tripping hazards, food temperature control, laundry room safety and chemical safety.
Good care includes ensuring safety and meeting basic needs; it also means finding care providers that treat the whole person and providing an environment that allows the person to feel independent and safe. Family First Homecare non medical care options include: