What is Dementia Care?
Dementia Care, Memory Care, and Alzheimer's Care communities are licensed and designed specifically for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. These secure, specialized units offer services and structure specially designed to accommodate those with various dementia diagnosis. Staff has had specialized training in caring for those with dementia and related diseases. This level of care offers twenty-four hour supervision, secure units (locked), meals, activities, and care services specific to each resident.
- Medicare does not pay for Dementia Care Units.
- Medicaid may pay for Dementia Care Units, if the facility carries a Medicaid contract. This does not guarantee that the facility will accept Medicaid clients.
- Most Long Term Care insurance policies will cover this level of care.
- Secure Environment for those who are exit-seeking
- Trained Staff specifically for memory care
- 24hr awake care for those with sun-downers or night time care needs