The most promising ways of addressing care for people with Dementia is through an adult day center. The program provides structured activities that utilize participants remaining abilities and give the caregivers a break from continuous pressure.
Less engaging activities lead to boredom often causes problems as agitation, aggression and withdrawal. Montessori methods for Dementia, breaking down the tasks into steps which progress from simple to complex.The evolution of the Montessori Methods for Dementia in the Adult Day Center setting is an appropriate fit between the person and his/her environment.
Adult day program emphasize DAILY ROUTINE through activities & socialization and Montessori Methods for Dementia emphasize the fit between the activity and the person’s ability level. Improve engagement enhance mood and reduces disturbing behavior.
While the use of the Montessori methods cannot cure dementia, it can help to deal with the early dementia symptoms, delaying its progression. More importantly, the creation of a healthy environment, tailored towards the needs of dementia individual can help to not only alleviate the negative behavioural symptoms that accompany the disease, but contribute to a better quality of life for dementia sufferers.
Using the Montessori Methods for Dementia was proven to have a positive effect with engagement, behaviour and mood.
Participants will receive:
- Socializing and activities
- Friendly contact with other people
- Montessori based activities
- Fitness classes
- Individualized program planning
- Music Therapy
- Current Events discussions
- Art Therapy
- Mind stimulating program
- Gourmet lunch and snacks
- Consider special diets
- Assistance with personal care (toileting)
- Blood pressure and weight monitoring
- Medication administration
- Onsite social worker
- Onsite nurse
- Recreational co-coordinator and aids
- Transpiration is available (with fee)
- Podiatry services on site (with fee)
- Hair salon (with fee)
- Bathing (with fee)
- Feeding (with fee)
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