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South Florida STROKE RECOVERY CARE
Stroke recovery care is very important to a victim of a stroke or heart attack. While some may choose recovery and care within an institution, such as a rehabilitation center or skilled nursing facility, many individuals are taking advantage of the stroke recovery care programs that we offer.
South Florida PARKINSONS CARE
Parkinson’s disease is a neurological problem that affects the person’s ability to utilize a full range of motion. Individuals with Parkinson disease face a number of challenges with everyday activities. Medications may not always improve function completely. Dressing, grooming, cooking and walking can become increasingly difficult. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive disease, Parkinsons care needs can change as time passes. Parkinson’s care often involves significant help with physical movements that the individual cannot manage on their own.
South Florida HOSPICE CARE
Hospice Care is the compassionate care given to a person at the end of his or her life. This can be a daunting task for a family. Our Hospice care team can help navigate the challenges families face when a loved one is dying. Services may include referral of medical or home healthcare services as well as emotional support. End of life care can be provided in many different settings including a private home, a hospital, a long-term care facility or a hospice center. An interdisciplinary team consisting of the hospice director, the patient’s or the hospice facility’s physician, nurses, home health aides, social workers, trained volunteers and counselors provides compassionate care. If the patient wishes, a member of the clergy may also be an active member of the care team.
South Florida DEMENTIA CARE
Memory Care is about supporting Alzheimer’s and dementia patients with the care they need. Safer environments and brightly colored facilities protect patients from unexpected injuries. Flooring selected prevents individuals from falling and help them navigate their communities safely. Dementia care environments are set up with visual cues to promote autonomy at every turn. Designated areas are set up for specific activities like gardening and kitchens. Individuals can gain the skills appropriate for their level of understanding.
South Florida ALZHEIMERS CARE
No one wants to hear the word Alzheimer’s when it concerns a loved one or friend. It’s a frightening diagnosis, and it’s normal to be deeply concerned. However, the best way to cope Alzheimers Carewith this disease and to help the person afflicted is to become educated about what Alzheimer’s is and about the caregivers who can help you both through a most difficult time. Sometimes Alzheimer’s home care is the solution. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, which affects memory and intellect. Up to 80 percent of people with dementia have this disease. It usually affects people age 65 or older, although some five percent of the population ages 40-50 have what is called early onset Alzheimer’s. This disease will progressively worsen over time and may go through these stages: