When reaching the advanced stages of Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s, communication is affected and the needs of the person increases, becoming indispensable to look for supervision and support of a caregiver for the development of basic activities of the daily living, such as, eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, walking and continence.
In some forms of Dementia and Alzheimer the balance is broken in the state of physical, psychological, and social well-being and prevents the person from satisfying their needs, and enjoying a safe and dignified everyday life without the support of third parties.
Isolation and loneliness conditions occur more frequently in older adults living at home without an adequate Network Support and it can lead to further deterioration of mental health.
There will be those who may be living alone or because of illness or disability are taken care of by someone at home (family, caregiver, nurse, etc.) with the belief that the home is the safest space, and while it is indeed a space to enjoy intimacy and family, very often for this age group, this space can become a risk to mental health when isolation or loneliness are present.
It is important to keep alive the social and family contact as a way to stay active and have a support network, as well as keeping in touch with people of the same generation with the objective of exchanging experiences and experiences, and within their possibilities, develop a scheme of activities Daily basis.
These are just some of the advantages you can find at ALICE ,in addition of promoting a better quality of life and finding a balance between the physical, psychological and social state of the resident.