Ravenswood – Chicago, Illinois


Elderly Patient with Parkinsonism and Dementia

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About the Client:
I am an 85-year-old man living with parkinsonism and dementia, and I require assistance with various aspects of daily living due to my cognitive and motor impairments. My primary goal is to maintain my safety, independence, and quality of life at home, with support and guidance from knowledgeable and compassionate caregivers.

Project Overview:
I am seeking specialized care and support from experienced healthcare professionals. This project involves medication management, mobility assistance, and behavioral interventions to address my symptoms and promote safety, well-being, and dignity as I navigate parkinsonism and dementia.


Manage my medications for parkinsonism and dementia, ensuring adherence to prescribed regimens, monitoring for side effects or adverse reactions, and communicating with my healthcare providers as needed to optimize treatment outcomes and minimize medication-related risks.
Provide assistance with mobility, transfers, and activities of daily living, using safe and effective techniques, mobility aids, and adaptive equipment to promote my independence, function, and safety at home, while preventing falls, injuries, or accidents.
Implement behavioral interventions and strategies to address symptoms of dementia, such as agitation, aggression, or wandering, using person-centered approaches, redirection techniques, and environmental modifications to enhance my comfort, well-being, and quality of life, while minimizing behavioral disturbances and promoting a supportive and nurturing home environment.
Offer emotional support, companionship, and meaningful engagement to enhance my social connectedness, cognitive stimulation, and overall quality of life, while fostering a sense of purpose, dignity, and autonomy in my daily activities and interactions.
Collaborate with my family members, caregivers, and healthcare providers to ensure coordinated and holistic care that addresses my unique needs, preferences, and treatment goals, while optimizing my functioning and well-being as I navigate parkinsonism and dementia.

Experience in geriatric care, dementia management, and parkinsonism, with a comprehensive understanding of the physical, cognitive, and behavioral challenges associated with these conditions, and evidence-based interventions for promoting safety, independence, and quality of life in older adults.
Expertise in medication management, mobility assistance, and behavioral interventions, including knowledge of pharmacological therapies, mobility aids, and psychosocial interventions used in the management of parkinsonism and dementia-related symptoms, while prioritizing patient-centered care and dignity in caregiving.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish rapport, build trust, and foster a supportive and collaborative relationship with me, my family members, and other caregivers involved in my care, while providing empathetic, compassionate, and culturally sensitive support that respects my autonomy, dignity, and individuality.
Empathy, patience, and a person-centered approach to care that recognizes my unique experiences, preferences, and needs, while promoting my sense of agency, purpose, and well-being in my daily life and interactions with others.
Commitment to ongoing professional development and education in geriatric psychiatry, dementia care, and parkinsonism management, staying updated on advances in treatment modalities, research findings, and best practices to optimize my care and quality of life as I navigate these complex conditions.


Total Budget: $458,524.80