What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimers is a condition characterized by progressive mental deterioration, often with confusion, memory failure, disorientation, restlessness, inability to interpret sensations and recognize things, inability to carry out purposeful movement, and hallucinosis.
What is Dementia?
Dementia is a progressive organic mental disorder characterized by chronic personality disintegration, confusion, disorientation, stupor, deterioration of intellectual capacity and function, and impairment of control of memory, judgment, and impulses
Effects of Alzheimer’s and Dementia
ON THE INDIVIDUAL
The individual beliefs, traits, behavioral responses are no longer predictable and are different from what they had been. The person with dementia, may not understand their diagnosis and it causes them to feel confused. This will cause the person to become upset, angry and, quickly agitated and irritated when others do not understand them. The person may be unable to complete some daily task due to mental or physical limitations.
ON THE FAMILY
The Family will try and emphasize with the person but it is hard when they do not fully comprehend the disease progress. At times the family member starts to be confused and stress about their role and how to approach each day. Burn out is a common outcome for these family members, that take on the task of being the sole providers.
How Can We Help?
Comfy Care Haven care providers are selected primarily on the bases
that they are skilled and have a caring nature. They are patience, compassionate individuals that have
empathy and have the ability to see each client’s uniqueness and preferences. The client and family will be involved in all aspects of care. Comfy Care haven firmly believes and promises the client centered approach of care. The care providers are trained to attend to situations that may arise and are knowledgeable about the stages of Alzheimer and Dementia. We are committed to making each families situation a better experience.