Good facilities that specialize in memory care may tailor their programs to provide appropriate stimulation for residents and train the staff accordingly. A caring and respectful staff set the stage for the best possible experience for residents with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. It is important to have qualified people provide care to address the special needs of people with Alzheimer's.
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Judith London, Psychology, answered
Anthony Cirillo, Gerontology, answeredAlzheimer care facilities offer specialized programs for residents suffering from Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss. These programs can be offered by Residential, Assisted Living (multi-unit facilities that provide assistance with medications and daily activities such as bathing and dressing) or Nursing facilities (highly regulated facilities that provide 24 hour skilled nursing services under the supervision of licensed nurses ) in separate wings or they can be highly specialized stand-alone facilities.
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