In-Home Caregivers for Dementia Patients

Dementia Caregivers – Specialized Care for Individuals with Cognitive Impairment in Salt Lake City, Provo, South Jordan, Orem, Sandy, Ogden, Bountiful and other Utah communities.

The dementia caregivers at LTC@Home are given specialized training. They learn how to respond when a client talks about going to work tomorrow, but has actually been retired to for many years. They learn how to redirect a client from angry outbursts and frustration to laughter and joy. They learn how to accept and respond to common Alzheimer’s behaviors, such as pacing and asking the same questions again and again.

This training includes:

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  • understanding what dementia is and how Alzheimer’s disease is different from other dementias
  • the use of validation rather than reality orientation
  • we talk about behavior issues, how to deal with them and why there are no bad behaviors, only unaddressed needs
  • we talk about distraction and diversion
  • we give caregivers activities that increase client self-esteem by providing fun, failure free activities.

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We then keep in close contact with our caregivers and the client’s family to ensure that the care giving process is going according to the plan of care. We will provide whatever additional training is needed and will provide the caregiver with whatever additional tools are needed to ensure that our client is receiving the best possible care.

Complimentary In-Home Care Needs Evaluation

When you are faced with the challenge of finding an in home care provider to help care for the emotional and physical well being of someone you love, maybe your mom or dad, you will be faced with many questions.

Making the decision about in-home care for a loved one is never easy, but finding the right answers can help you feel more comfortable with the options available and confident in your final decision. That’s why LTC@Home provides prospective clients and their families with a complimentary, no obligation in home care needs assessment.

In our meeting, we will thoroughly discuss your care needs and work with you or your loved one to determine how best to meet your requirements. After evaluating your home care goals we will have a better understanding of your loved ones physical, emotional and cognitive needs and will work with you to create a personalized plan of care.