The needs of the individual affected with Alzheimer’s disease or any form of Dementia, and the stress this places on the family, can be profound. As most forms of Dementia are progressive, meaning that the disease worsens with time, what begins as a manageable loss of memory and independence can become overwhelming and devastating to all concerned.
Our staff have specialized training in caring for those with dementia related diagnoses. Some of the greatest needs that these individuals have are:
- Personal Care and Hygiene
- Seasonal Appropriate Dressing
- Meal Planning and Preparation
- Medication Assistance
- Transportation and Medical Escort
- Laundry and Housekeeping
- Safety and Companionship
Aberdeen works in partnership with adult day health programs, councils on aging and senior centers to coordinate care and enable your loved one to successfully participate in these activities as desired. We assist and accompany our clients to attend a wide variety of community events and activities from theater and symphony to family gatherings.
We customize an in home therapeutic activity plan to determine individually appropriate preferences including:
- Creating Picture Memory & Scrapbooks
- Simple Seasonal Crafts & Decorating
- Puzzles and Basic Card Games
- Visiting Animal Therapy Pets
- Reading Aloud
- Active Viewing of Appropriate Television/Movies
Aberdeen caregivers are experienced, compassionate and skilled in caring for your loved one afflicted with dementia of any type. We focus on retaining individual involvement, function, and independence to maximize Quality of Life.