Dementia Caregivers in Boothwyn, PA
Care. Connection. Companionship.
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be a challenging journey. Boothwyn, PA Dementia Caregivers understands that dementia poses many changes that require personalized care, expertise, and compassion. Boothwyn, PA Dementia Caregivers is an option for providing support to individuals right at home wherever home may be.
NursePartners’ approach to Alzheimer’s and Boothwyn, PA Dementia Caregivers is based on The GEMS™: Brain Change Model created by Teepa Snow. NursePartners recognizes Teepa’s positive approach to care as the most effective method to provide care for loved ones affected by dementia. This approach categorizes dementia stages with six different gemstones, defined by unique characteristics. Click here for an overview of the classification system.
Weekly dementia workshops are held in our Philadelphia office. Family members are welcome to attend. We also work hard as volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Association, leading speaking events in the community.
If goes without saying that our carepartners are also knowledgeable and experienced with dementia and adjust care accordingly. After an initial assessment, we create a plan of care to help your loved one live comfortably and safely. This positive approach allows carepartners to fill their time together with meaningful activities and positive interactions relevant for each GEM stage.
Our Boothwyn, PA Dementia Caregivers carepartners are dedicated to improving quality of life. By keeping a record of everything from mood behaviors, health complications, and daily activities, we begin to understand what factors contribute to positive moods and overall happiness. We provide families with a journal to review how carepartners are engaging their loved one’s with meaningful activities.
By appreciating and understanding what is changing and what is still possible, we generate a plan of care that is positive and productive
Some of the services we provide are:
- Meal preparation
- Bathing, grooming, and hygiene
- Mobility assistance
- Transferring and positioning
- Feeding / diet monitoring
- Toileting and incontinence care
- Light housekeeping
- Errands and shopping
- Medication reminders
- Incidental transportation