Person-Centered Alzheimer’s & Dementia Home Care 

Let Home Instead® be your haven for compassionate, experienced support along your journey with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia.
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Home Instead’s Unique Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

In-house Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate, Lakelyn Hogan, together with other doctors and experts in aging, continues to refine science-based programs in Alzheimer’s home care. We take a person-centered care approach backed by research that supports our care goals to:

  • Preserve dignity
  • Honor the senior’s life before dementia
  • Ease dementia related cognitive and behavioral symptoms
  • Enhance safety in the home environment
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How Person- Centered Dementia Care Works

Home Instead's approach starts with a thorough assessment of your loved one's current physical, emotional, and cognitive status. Then we work with you to create a personalized care plan that delivers stability, support and quality of life through:

  • Genuine relationship building
  • Learning the persons's life history
  • Positive reinforcement and encouragement
  • Engagement in meaningful activities
  • Establishing a stable routine
  • Regular showers or baths
  • Nutritious meals
  • Clean, safe home environment
  • Assistance in connecting socially with others
  • Transportation

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Specially Trained Alzheimer’s CAREGivers℠

Home Instead CAREGivers have been specially trained using our one-of-a-kind protocol. Person-Centered Care Training for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias by Home Instead is recognized by the *Alzheimer’s Association® for incorporating the evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas:

  • Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Person-centered care
  • Assessment and care planning
  • Activities of daily living
  • Behaviors and communication

Home Instead continually works to refine, improve and enhance CAREGiver training to provide leading-edge care to individuals with cognitive conditions.

Please contact your local Home Instead® office to review the range of services that may be offered.

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Support for Families: Free Dementia Home Care Grants

We understand the burden Alzheimer’s caregiving places on families. And we’re here to help ease it. We’ve partnered with HFC® to fund free in-home care to American and Canadian families struggling with Alzheimer’s care costs. Learn to see if you qualify for a Dementia Home Care Grant.

 

*The Alzheimer’s Association statement of recognition is not an endorsement of the professional training or evaluation of the care provided by the organization. The statement is valid for two years from the date of issue.