Supportive Dementia Care
Supportive Dementia Care is for people who:
- Have been told by their medical provider that they have advanced dementia.
- Have a limited life expectancy.
- Are not ready and may not qualify for hospice care.
- Have been hospitalized due to dementia.
What services does Supportive Dementia Care provide?
- Help with managing symptoms such as anxiety, pain, difficulty sleeping, frequent infections, agitation and depression
- Telephone nurse available 24 hours a day
- Help with managing medications
- Help with locating community resources
- Education about dementia and treatment choices
- Help with medical decision-making
Who provides Supportive Dementia Care?
Professional staff are available and may include nurses, social workers, and chaplains. Supportive Dementia Care staff work together with your doctors to insure that you receive the best care possible.
How is Supportive Dementia Care paid for?
There is a cost for Supportive Dementia Care services; however, you may be eligible for financial assistance. We will help you determine the cost of care and if you qualify for assistance.
For more information, call (717) 391-2421 or (844) 422-4031.