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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA CARE SERVICES HOME HEALTH CARE

The challenges of caring for a loved one who’s suffering from dementia can be overwhelming. Ourprofessional caregivers in Chillicothe can ease the burden with customized home health care services that ensure a higher quality of life for you, your loved one, and your entire family.

Schedule your free in-home assessment today!

How to care for someone with dementia

The most common form of long-term care for elderly patients is dementia care. While there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s or dementia, in-home dementia care aims to provide enrichment to the lives of the patient as well as their loved ones. This can include:

  • Socialization
  • Games and activities
  • Basic hygiene help
  • And more.

What is dementia and Alzheimer’s?

According to alz.org: “Dementia describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory, reasoning or other thinking skills” This can manifest itself in different ways and is unique to each patient.

Symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s can include:

  • Memory loss
  • Confusion
  • Mood swings
  • Difficulty completing familiar tasks
  • Jumbled speech
  • And more

Why get in-home care for your loved one with dementia?

To provide the most effective method of home care services for your family’s unique situation, Home Helpers dementia caregivers receive specialized training and are highly experienced in dementia care; in fact, many are certified in Alzheimer’s care through our partnership with the National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care (NCBAC).

At Home Helpers, we understand that caring for a loved one suffering from this illness can take its toll on the entire family. One of the most common issues outcomes of stress constantly caring for an ailing loved one is caregiver burnout. We want to give you and your family the ability to live your lives fully and happily. Hiring a caregiver can help you achieve that!

Benefits of hiring a caregiver:

  • Personal companionship and care
  • Emotional support for your loved one and family
  • Trustworthy, one-on-one specialized care from a professional
  • Additional independence for your loved one

Why hire Home Helpers Home Care of Chillicothe for your dementia care?

For decades Home Helpers has been a trusted partner of countless families in providing the necessary care and support for the whole family to have that extra peace of mind. We believe compassion and treating your family as our own is the top priority of our caregiver services. We offer trained and certified caregivers to offer specialized help for conditions, such as Alzheimer’s. Whether you are in Jamestown or one of the surrounding communities, give us a call today and learn more about how we can help you and your family.

Call us at (740) 227-4623 and schedule your free in-home care assessment today!

Steps to Care

  1. 1.
    Initial Call Once we’ve received your information, we will have a short 5-10 minute call to answer any pressing concerns and set up a time to meet in person.
  2. 2.
    In-home Care Assessment Here we will answer all your questions, and ask some of our own to craft a Cared-4Customized Care Plan to your unique needs.
  3. 3.
    Start of Care We will come with our Caregiver on the first day of care to go through the Care Plan together and help with introductions.
  4. 4.
    Client Visits Once we have begun care, we will pop in at times our Caregiver is there to see how things are going and determine if we need to adjust the Care Plan.