Alzheimer Care/Respite

Provide care to improve care coordination and reinforce best care practices.

  • Engage residents with simple  activities and meaningful interactions to make connections.
  • Reduce risk of falls and preserve mobility.
  • Prevent unsafe wandering.
  • Anticipate changes in the client  as the disease progresses.

  • Recognizing pain in the dementia patient.
  • Provide care that is sensitive to the person’s

    abilities, and maximizes independence and participation in personal care.

  • Provide care that takes into account  cultural s

    ensitivities around such issues as communication,

    care delivery and care choices.

RESPITE CARE

Respite care refers to short-term, temporary care provided to the caregiver who needs assistance so that the family caregiver can take a break from the daily routine, challenges and stress of caring for an aging adult. The caregiver day to take time off.