Memory Care Customized to Your Needs
We understand that no two dementia patients have the same challenges or are impacted in the same way. We leverage activities and techniques that are customized to the uniqueness of the individual while maintaining their safety, dignity and respect for customized in home Memory Care.
What makes our Memory Care Program special!
Evergreen Home Companion provides a level of in-home memory care which is unparalleled in the Kansas City area for those afflicted with Alzheimer’s / Dementia. Through our customized plans, we are able to create structured meaningful days for our clients. We are also very experienced with Lewy Body (LBD), Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), Vascular Dementia, Parkinson’s, and many other varieties.
Below is a list of objectives we focus on in our memory care program to improve the quality of life of our clients:
- Stimulate Cognition
- Reduced Agitation and Frustration
- Increased Safety
- Elevated Mood
- Renew Confidence
- Increase Independence
- Minimize Depression
- Decrease Isolation
- Interests in Hobbies / Activities
- Increase Attention Span
- Increase Socialization
- Manual Dexterity
Client Interview / Assessment – A certified dementia case manager works with the family to perform in-depth assessments of personal history, interests and dementia progression to understand the individual
Specialized Care Plan – We compile the client information and create a customized care plan to facilitate balanced days of essential, productive and enjoyable activities which are appropriate to the level of dementia and cognitive, and physical abilities.
Highly Trained Caregivers – Only experienced caregivers who have successfully completed our extensive internal Alzheimer’s / Dementia training are assigned to this level of care. They’re seasoned and well equipped to handle the behaviors associated with dementia including wandering, sundowning, hallucinations, etc.
Custom Tailored Activities – Our memory care program includes activities in which the client has interest and are based on the client’s personal history. We also utilize proprietary materials specifically designed for engaging patients with dementia:
• Dexterity / memory activities based upon personal interests and history
• Written and audio media covering topics of interests specifically for various levels of dementia
• Customized puzzles of favorite photos or subjects
• A music therapy supplied device with pre-loaded music that is meaningful to the client which helps them reconnect to their most ingrained memories
Family Caregiver Training – If desired, we are able educate family caregivers to better understand dementia, triggers and the methods and techniques in handling challenging behaviors
Ongoing Case Management – The case manager continually works closely with the caregiver(s) and family members to modify the activities and care plans to quickly adapt activities, schedule and approach for changes in the client’s condition
** Enrollment of a minimum of 20 hours per week is required to participate in our Alzheimer’s / Dementia program
Contact Us Today!
Let us help you or your loved one to improve quality of life and retain independence. To learn more, please contact us today at (816) 524-CARE (2273) to experience the Evergreen Home Companion difference.
Are you looking for products to help improve life with your loved one who has dementia? Evergreen Home Companion is affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Store which offers a wide range of Alzheimer’s therapy products to help those with dementia live in a safer home with a sense of security.