If your loved one becomes disoriented, gets confused easily, repeats themselves constantly, or wanders away, he/she may require a facility with a Dementia Waiver. Dementia Care or commonly referred to as a Memory Care Unit, requires additional licensing where administrators and staff have dementia training and the facility commonly has additional security measures. If you are reading this, chances are you have a loved one that suffers from Dementia or Alzheimer’s. I know what you are going through. I have been on your end of the search for my own mom and it really gave me a unique perspective in helping families to find the right fit.
If an individual meets one or more of the following criteria, an Alzheimer’s Care facility would be appropriate: