Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts

$500.00

Elderly Patient with Alzheimer’s Disease and Wandering Behavior

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Description

About the Client:
We are a devoted and supportive family committed to the well-being and safety of our beloved elderly family member who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. Our primary focus is to ensure she receives the best possible care to manage her condition, prevent wandering, and improve her quality of life.

Project Overview:
We are seeking compassionate and experienced healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care for our family member with Alzheimer’s disease. This project involves a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension based on her ongoing health needs and well-being.

Responsibilities:

Provide attentive and specialized care tailored to the needs of a patient with Alzheimer’s disease.
Implement and support strategies to manage agitation, confusion, and wandering behavior.
Administer medications and follow prescribed treatments as directed by healthcare professionals.
Monitor the patient’s overall health conditions and vital signs to ensure stability and safety.
Supervise the patient constantly to prevent wandering and ensure a secure living environment.
Provide emotional support to help the patient cope with agitation and confusion.
Collaborate closely with family members and other caregivers to maintain a supportive and cohesive care plan.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in Alzheimer’s or dementia care.
Proficiency in managing Alzheimer’s disease and associated behavioral issues.
Strong understanding of Alzheimer’s-related health conditions and safety measures.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a home environment, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to the unique needs of the patient.
Excellent communication skills and a compassionate demeanor, fostering a supportive and collaborative relationship with the family and other caregivers.
Patient Case:

Alzheimer’s Disease

Patient: 82-year-old woman

Condition: The patient is living with Alzheimer’s disease, exhibiting wandering behavior and experiencing agitation and confusion. She requires constant supervision, a safe home environment, and effective strategies to manage her symptoms and ensure her safety.

Care Plan:

Medication Management: Ensure timely administration of prescribed medications, monitoring for side effects and effectiveness.
Behavioral Management: Implement strategies to manage agitation and confusion, such as structured routines, calming techniques, and distraction methods.
Safety Supervision: Provide constant supervision to prevent wandering and ensure the patient’s environment is safe and secure, including the use of locks and alarms if necessary.
Environmental Modifications: Adapt the home environment to minimize risks, such as removing tripping hazards and ensuring doors and windows are secure.
Health Monitoring: Regularly monitor and record vital signs and health indicators to track the patient’s progress and adjust care plans as needed.
Emotional Support: Provide emotional and psychological support to help the patient cope with agitation and confusion, promoting a calm and reassuring environment.
Family Collaboration: Work closely with family members to educate them on care techniques and involve them in the care process, ensuring a cohesive and supportive care environment.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20