Parkinson’s Care at Home

Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder with symptoms that are progressive and worsen over time. Parkinson’s disease is different for each patient. We cater to each of our families needs and goals to ensure that we provide the support our clients need while providing their loved ones with the “Peace of Mind” they deserve!

Personal Care

  • Hands on assistance with ambulation to prevent falls
  • Safe utilization of assistive devices like walkers, canes, sara lifts or hoyer lifts
  • Assistance with feeding and hydration in accordance with dietary regiments
  • Providing hygiene assistance and incontinence care
  • Preserving one’s self-image by supporting with both dressing and grooming tasks
  • Assistance with a safe bathing environment
  • Reminder services (medications, dates, appointments, routines, etc.)

Companionship & Meaningful Activities

  • Providing socialization, friendship, conversation and emotional support
  • Engaging in one’s interests or hobbies to support cognitive and emotional wellbeing
  • Encouraging and promoting exercise, therapy regiments and tracking progress towards care plan goals
  • Connecting clients to family and friends through traditional or electronic platforms

Daily Household Support

  • Preparing and serving meals according to client’s dietary needs
  • Cleaning the bathroom and kitchen after use
  • Assistance with tidying the client’s room and living area
  • Supporting hygiene by helping with washing clothes and bed linens
  • Regular quality assurance home visits
  • Assistance with transportation, accompanying the client to appointments, etc.
  • Shopping and performing other household errands

Great Web Resources:

  • American Parkinson Disease Association – The St. Louis American Parkinson Disease Association Information Center is located in Chesterfield, Mo and is a great resource for families impacted by Parkinson’s Disease.
  • 10 Signs that Your Parent Might Have Parkinson’s Disease – The National Parkinson Foundation offers this checklist to help decipher whether or not a loved one might be exhibiting symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
  • Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research – Dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today.
  • Parkinson’s Disease Foundation  – The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. They are working for the nearly one million people in the US living with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research and supporting people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers through educational programs and support services

Assistance Home Care is a proud promoter & supporter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association and actively supports the mission of the APDA!

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