Parkinson’s Care Provides Relief to Des Moines Families
A Parkinson’s diagnosis is life-changing. In the first days of an aging loved one’s diagnosis, emotions often run high and feelings of fear emerge as families become concerned about what the future may hold. Because the impact of Parkinson’s is extensive and far reaching, families quickly find that they are unequipped to provide their loved one with the high level of care demanded by this degenerative disease. That’s where we come in. At Des Moines Home Care Assistance , we understand the complex needs of Parkinson’s patients and are proud to deliver quality home care that enables seniors with Parkinson’s to continue living safely in the comfort of home.
Our Parkinson’s Caregivers Go Beyond the Basics
Challenges such as tremors, immobility and balance are commonly reported by Parkinson’s patients. While Home Care Assistance caregivers are highly trained in how to meet the physical needs of seniors and can help with cooking, feeding, personal care, medication management and physical therapy exercises, their experience and expertise in Parkinson’s care allows them to:
- Promote Independence – Caregivers identify the senior’s current abilities and times of day when symptoms are mild to create a schedule that allows them to perform and enjoy as much of their regular routine as possible. This helps the senior regain a sense of control, combating feelings of despair, helplessness and depression.
- Slow Cognitive Impairment – Home Care Assistance has developed an in-home program called Cognitive Therapeutics which is designed to help prevent and delay cognitive impairment, which is often seen in the later stages of Parkinson’s. Caregivers utilize hundreds of interventions to help boost memory and critical thinking.
- Maximize Safety & Comfort – By performing routine home assessments, caregivers are able to identify and eliminate any problems that may pose a safety risk as the disease progresses. Caregivers are also required to take daily CareNotes which prove valuable to the senior’s doctors and physical therapists, allowing them to adjust medications or treatment plans as new symptoms or challenges arise.
Schedule Your Free No-Obligation Consultation
Join the countless families who rely on Home Care Assistance for the care of their aging loved ones. We offer complimentary consultations where our Care Managers are able to answer any questions regarding our Parkinson’s caregivers and services. There are also no long-term contracts or upfront fees required and all of our care services come backed with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. To schedule a consultation, call us at (515) 264-2438 today.