24-hour care and care for Alzheimer’s and dementia

He comes slowly – the loss of all those skills that make life worth living. With the growing life expectancy of people, the number of dementia and Alzheimer’s grow-disease, and therefore, the need for 24-hour care at home.

In the following guest post care work explains why the 24-hour care is also meaningful in terms of the Psyche of the members

The WHO (world health organization) presented to the first Ministerial conference on dementia at the 16. and 17. March 2015 the hard Numbers: Currently, about 47.5 million people worldwide suffer from one of the various dementia forms will be added, and it is estimated that 28 million patients within the next 15 years. The WHO believes that it will be in the year 2030 already 75.6 million, and in 2050 even 135.5 million people suffering from an incurable memory loss. Reason for this is as yet mostly unexplained – the death of nerve cells in the brain. The consequences are wide-ranging and can range from a mild confusional state to severe Alzheimer’s disease, which is according to the WHO with up to 70% the most common type of dementia.

Policy and health care, are inclined to support the international dementia research endeavours, for example with regard to the early detection and targeted treatment. Also, the medical and nursing care should be further improved to support patients and their families in a sustainable way. However, even if care strengthening law and in the meantime, launched the “Alliance for people with dementia,” were able to obtain some improvements, is the great hope of the second stage of the long-term care reform. Then dementia in the nursing care insurance should be taken into account, as this also applies to purely physical limitations.

In the case of a dementia disease, the Patient does not suffer

Dementia diseases are associated automatically with mental Suffering. First of all, the patients themselves notice that their cognitive abilities decline. This triggers many different emotions, such as shame or fear, and always uncertainty associated with the torture, where this disease will lead you.

While the feelings and reactions of the persons Concerned, so a lot is known to be underestimated the physical effects and especially the psychological burden of family members, often completely. If mother, father, grandma or grandpa are initially only slightly forgetful, this is supposedly not yet a warning signal and can be compensated for by a little supportive help. If in the further course of the disease, the Patient no longer recognizes his relatives, but all of a sudden or as a result of the disease of character traits to the Negative change, there is a growing psychological burden, often in the truest sense to the limit.

The spectrum of feelings ranges often excessive demands on fear of failure to the reluctance of all too human being is in the light of the aforementioned personality changes. In particular, Alzheimer’s patients are often subject to these changes, and life apart from sparse moments in a world of its own. While the feel may be in your early Childhood you back, can reflect the other, possibly in the stoic calm in your own spirit. To come in order to “clear”, close to relatives so different than usual behavior, it requires a very strong mental Constitution can hardly have a family member in an upright position.

Early Action is needed

As an Agency, which looked after for many years, Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, is aware of the care work mental health help-seeking pair exactly. From our experience we know that the affected families are regularly looking for then to help, if you have already reached the end of their mental and physical powers. It can be shortly obtained, after the first signals, for example, the first medical diagnosis, professional advice, for example, in the context of a non-binding initial advice. Our experts assist you here: offers non-binding request.

Care by a third party can keep the family intact

The care work offered 24-hour care is focused mainly on the support and assistance of the patients, however, helps at the same time, also the family members. We send Polish household and care AIDS that have the required sensitivity, but in particular also the necessary psychological distance. The employees wear their heart on the right spot, consider the patient primarily as a sick, old and infirm people, is in need of help and support. In contrast to family caregivers for the household and care of AIDS, the disease is in the foreground. Care works with competent employees can help, therefore without psychological burden to the patients body hygiene and dressing, preparing food and Feeding, as well as many necessary things to do, the family members mentally and not least of all, physical stress. More Infos you will find under and here.