If you're a caregiver of someone who has any form of dementia then you know it can be physically as wel as emotionally draining. Lack of sleep and frustration can impact even the the most well-meaning caregiver, especially when your loved one forget their name or other important information and becomes disoriented. At GR, we have a systemic approach towards residents with dementia or alzheimers. One of the best ways to reduce stress is to be mindful that these challenges are going to occur and that you'll want to make adjustments with each behaviourial change. - whether thats persuading your loved one to take their medications or bathe or dealing with obsessive behaviours such as constantly checking doors and windows. Let GR help you sort and manage these symptoms.
Six in 10 people with dementia will wander off
the incidence of Alzheimers will increase to every 33 seconds by 2050
The average span of Alzheimer's disease is seven years and it can go on as long as 20 years
Half of adults aged 85 and above have alzheimers