Skip to main content
Aging with Dignity:The Importance of Compassionate Aged Care Services

Nutrition for Seniors: Ensuring Your Loved One Eats the Right Foods at Home

Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for a loved one can be an unsettling and daunting experience. Amidst the uncertainties, one pressing question often arises: How can we ensure our loved one remains happy and well-cared for in the comfort of their own home? Many individuals, including those with Alzheimer’s, prefer to age in familiar surroundings. At Home Care Assistance, our Care Professionals are adept at providing tailored care that evolves with the changing needs of individuals living with Alzheimer’s, ensuring they receive the support they require.

Alzheimer’s disease affects up to 1 in 10 Australians aged over 65 and up to 3 in 10 Australians aged over 85. While more prevalent in older individuals, Alzheimer’s can also manifest in younger people in their 40s and 50s. As a progressive form of dementia, Alzheimer’s impacts cognitive functions such as memory, thinking, and behaviour. Symptom presentation can vary from day to day and even throughout the day. With disease progression, individuals with Alzheimer’s often require assistance with an increasing number of tasks, alongside a structured routine to foster feelings of security and comfort amidst confusion.

Providing appropriate support for a loved one with Alzheimer’s involves striking a balance between promoting independence in safe environments and offering assistance where needed. Initially, this support may entail accompanying them outside the home to prevent disorientation. However, as the disease advances, assistance with daily activities becomes more essential.

Maintaining a structured routine tailored to the individual’s needs is paramount. This routine should encompass essential tasks such as personal care while incorporating engaging activities adapted to the individual’s preferred times of alertness. At Home Care Assistance, our Care Professionals excel in establishing and maintaining such routines, ensuring flexibility to accommodate day-to-day fluctuations or long-term changes in needs.

Living with Alzheimer’s can distort one’s perception of time, heightening feelings of confusion and anxiety, particularly during periods of solitude. In-home care offers a solution by providing constant companionship and reassurance, alleviating distress and enhancing overall quality of life.

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s requires dedication and expertise, yet managing it alone can be overwhelming and exhausting. Our Care Professionals at Home Care Assistance undergo specialized training to provide compassionate care tailored to the unique needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s. From assisting with daily tasks to implementing comforting techniques during moments of confusion, our caregivers are adept at providing the support and companionship your loved one deserves, allowing you to cherish quality time together.

Enlisting the support of an in-home care agency like Home Care Assistance can significantly enhance the quality of life for both you and your loved one, facilitating independent living with comfort and dignity. Reach out to a Home Care Assistance branch near you today to learn more about our comprehensive solutions for supporting independent living.

home care packages, home care services

Let us help you

Home Care Assistance SE Melbourne can help. Call Our Team today for your complimentary in-home assessment.

Are You Ready To Get Started

Home Care Assistance can help you or a loved one today. Contact us now for your complimentary in-home assessment.

Contact Our Local Team

DEDICATED TO AGEING WELL
I really appreciate working for a smaller organization as communication with the team in the office is very important as a support worker in the community.It’s really been great to be a part of this... company who are a caring team which the clients benefit from as well as the front line workers.read more
Megan is very good care manager.
Highly recommend.
High quality, unique approach with a customised care plan to promote independence and client satisfaction.
A positive experience of co-ordinated care and provision of support services to meet my high care level of needs.
Great place to work, very supportive and understanding.
Recently I had a situation where due to a family crisis, I needed respite assistance for a couple of days. Home Care Assistance provided a quick response to my query and were able to get a... person for me in time for me to go to my brother's funeral in another state. The person who stayed and looked after my father was very caring, compassionate and reliable. I was extremely happy with the service provided.read more
The staff is amazing, they will try there best to meet all of your needs !
We have been with Home Care assistance for last three years. I am impressed by the diversity of the services, they provide.I had few carers but the carer, Shweta, has been coming to us for last two... years, has been a Godsend. She pushes him to do the things which i am unable to. It’s a compliment to Homecare assistance to employ professionals of that standard.No matter what problem I incur, all I have to do is to ring the agency..The eagerness and understanding towards the need of the client is amazing.I would recommend Homecare assistance to anyone and everyone, who requires assistance in all aspects of life.In my case i am grateful of the help i am getting to look after my husband.read more
I am very satisfied with the carers who take care of my wife. They are not only experienced but very compassionate and understanding of my wife’s needs. They are always positive and easy to deal... with. I would have no problems recommending the company to other potential clients.read more
I really like working at Homecare Assistance the Office Team are very helpful and they give me plenty of work.

Industry Leader

We're committed to elevating In-Home Care, Sharing Our Expertise, and Supporting Care Workers which is why we are Internationally recognised as an Industry Leader