Exceptional In-Home Dementia Care in Austin, TX
After hearing a senior loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, families often have difficulty finding the path toward providing the right level of care. While most families want to support the goals their loved one has expressed, they may find it challenging to meet all of the individual’s care needs alone, which is especially true as dementia progresses. Finding support is key to providing the high-quality care seniors with dementia need and deserve. Home Care Assistance of Austin, TX, is here to help. Our dementia care at home empowers seniors to maintain their highest level of independence with daily routines in familiar surroundings. Research has proven that familiar surroundings foster healthy aging and better cognitive health. With the help of our highly skilled dementia caregivers, seniors remain at home safely and comfortably while knowing they have support with tasks such as:
- Personal care
- Healthy meal preparation
- Shopping and running errands
- Basic housekeeping
Dementia Caregivers Trained to Manage the Challenges of Cognitive Decline
Personalized memory care plans are geared specifically toward best assisting seniors with dementia. Our team of professionals is familiar with dementia, how it manifests, and the changes seniors often experience as they progress through the stages of this disease. Our caregivers receive comprehensive training to better understand common symptoms of dementia like wandering, Sundowner’s syndrome, agitation, and confusion, which helps them effectively support seniors using positive reinforcement, redirection, and other proven techniques. Each client’s dementia care plan is also evaluated on a regular basis to ensure it is effectively meeting his or her needs, and changes can be made as necessary with input from the senior, family members, and medical professionals.
Cognitive Therapeutics Method – A Program Designed to Boost Brain Health
To promote self-confidence and preserve a senior’s dignity, Home Care Assistance in Austin continues to promote cognitive health and actively work to slow the progression of dementia in our clients. Each dementia caregiver receives training in our innovative Cognitive Therapeutics Method (CTM), a program that incorporates fun and meaningful activities into a senior’s daily schedule to boost mental acuity. As a part of our dementia care plans, CTM is offered to the seniors we support at no additional charge.
Whether your loved one is newly diagnosed with dementia or managing later stage changes that make providing care more challenging, Austin Home Care Assistance can enhance his or her quality of life. To learn more about our nationally recognized dementia home care programs, call (512) 623-7800 and request your complimentary evaluation.