What are Dementia Care Services?
Some seniors care facilities offer additional care for patients with Dementia. These services are often very similar to the services provided to Alzheimer’s patients at memory care facilities. In many communities, caretakers specializing in Dementia care are becoming much more sought after, especially in more progressive facilities.
Providing care for someone with Dementia is no simple task, and someone with Dementia may quickly progress to requiring care 24/7. Because Dementia is a progressive disorder, symptoms will get worse over time. As the disorder begins to interfere more and more with day to day life, one will become more and more dependent on a caregiver.
All of the symptoms of dementia eventually lead to a requirement for needing daily help. Some of these symptoms include:
- Memory loss
- Difficulty completing tasks
- Communication issues
- Mood swings
- Reduced reasoning
- Loss od coordination
Because of the progression of the severity of these symptoms, those with Dementia often require around the clock care. Many seniors care facilities are now offering specialty care for Dementia patients that focuses on keeping those with Dementia healthy, happy, and safe.