Montrose – Houston, Texas

$500.00

Alzheimer’s Disease

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Description

About the Client:
We are a loving and compassionate family dedicated to providing the highest quality care for our cherished family member who is bravely navigating advanced Alzheimer’s disease. Our primary focus is to ensure her safety, comfort, and dignity as she confronts the challenges posed by this progressive neurodegenerative condition.

Project Overview:
We are seeking experienced nurses who are compassionate and skilled in dementia care to provide comprehensive support for our family member with advanced Alzheimer’s disease. This project entails a 6-month contract, with the potential for extension based on her evolving needs and the management of her symptoms.

Responsibilities:

Provide continuous supervision and monitoring to ensure the safety and well-being of the patient with advanced Alzheimer’s disease.
Offer assistance with all activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding, to support the patient’s independence, dignity, and quality of life.
Manage behavioral issues associated with Alzheimer’s disease, including agitation, aggression, wandering, and sundowning, utilizing nonpharmacological interventions, redirection, and de-escalation techniques to promote a calm and nurturing environment.
Implement person-centered care approaches to engage the patient in meaningful activities, enhance her sense of purpose and belonging, and maintain her cognitive and functional abilities to the greatest extent possible.
Collaborate closely with the patient’s medical team, including neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, and social workers, to coordinate care, optimize treatment strategies, and address emerging needs and challenges.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in geriatric nursing, dementia care, or Alzheimer’s disease management.
Proficiency in dementia care techniques, including person-centered care approaches, behavior management strategies, and communication techniques tailored to the unique needs of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Strong understanding of the progression and manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease, including cognitive decline, behavioral symptoms, and functional impairments, to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for patients and their families.
Ability to provide continuous supervision and monitoring to ensure the safety and well-being of patients with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, demonstrating patience, empathy, and flexibility in addressing their complex needs and challenges.
Excellent communication skills and a compassionate demeanor, fostering trust and rapport with patients and their families, and collaborating effectively with interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
Patient Case:

Alzheimer’s Disease

Patient: 80-year-old female

Condition: The patient is grappling with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, characterized by severe cognitive decline, functional impairment, and behavioral symptoms. She requires comprehensive care to ensure her safety, comfort, and well-being as she navigates the challenges of this progressive neurodegenerative condition.

Care Plan:

Continuous Supervision: Provide continuous supervision and monitoring to ensure the safety and well-being of the patient with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, implementing safety measures, and interventions to prevent accidents and injuries.
Assistance with ADLs: Offer compassionate assistance with all activities of daily living (ADLs), including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding, to support the patient’s independence, dignity, and quality of life, maintaining her comfort and well-being.
Management of Behavioral Issues: Manage behavioral symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, including agitation, aggression, wandering, and sundowning, utilizing nonpharmacological interventions (e.g., redirection, validation therapy), environmental modifications, and behavioral strategies to promote a calm and nurturing environment.
Person-Centered Care: Implement person-centered care approaches to engage the patient in meaningful activities, hobbies, and social interactions, enhancing her sense of purpose and well-being, and maintaining her cognitive and functional abilities to the greatest extent possible.
Collaboration with Medical Team: Work closely with the patient’s interdisciplinary medical team, including neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, social workers, and occupational therapists, to coordinate care, optimize treatment strategies, and address emerging needs and challenges, ensuring comprehensive and compassionate care for the patient and her family.

 

Total Budget: $320,967.36