Dementia Caregivers in Washington Square, Philadelphia
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be a challenging journey. Washington Square, Philadelphia Dementia Caregivers understands that dementia poses many changes that require personalized care, expertise, and compassion. Washington Square, Philadelphia Dementia Caregivers is an option for providing support to individuals, without moving them from their current residence.
NursePartners’ approach to Alzheimer’s and Washington Square, Philadelphia Dementia Caregivers is based on The GEMS™: Brain Change Model created by Teepa Snow. NursePartners recognizes Teepa’s positive approach to care as an effective method to provide care for loved ones living with a form of dementia. This approach categorizes dementia stages with six different gemstones, defined by unique characteristics. Click here for an overview of the classification system. We welcome the opportunity to explain the GEMSTM to family members.
Carepartners trained for working with clients living 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 to best support every stage.
Our Washington Square, Philadelphia 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.
By appreciating and understanding what is changing and what is still possible, we generate a plan of care that is positive and productive
- 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