Lake Mary Home Care

Lake Mary Home Care

Home Health Care Services in Lake Mary, FL

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Partners in Healthcare is a Lake Mary home care agency. Our nurse managers and their caregivers and home health aides are committed to providing high quality, compassionate home care to families in Lake Mary. We have achieved our position as a premier provider of client-focused care due to the attention we provide to details. We provide client-centered home health care solutions to families throughout the Lake Mary community.

If you are caring for a senior loved one in the Lake Mary area, you may benefit from Partners in Healthcare’s respite care assistance to in order to sleep, work, or manage other aspects of your life. No matter what your home care needs, one of our RN care managers will create a plan built upon your specific needs and those of your family. Partners in Healthcare provides a wide range of senior care services and scheduling options, care coordination and informational resources to meet your Lake Mary home health care needs and provide you the peace of mind you deserve.

From companionship and transportation to housekeeping and medication management, our experienced care managers can create a care plan that works for you. If you are looking for dedicated, professional home care services in Lake Mary, Florida, look no further than Partners in Healthcare. Contact us to schedule a free in-home assessment today.

As a senior or as the caregiver for an aging loved one, or the parent of a medically fragile child, daily life can present many challenges. If you are an adult facing chronic illness, navigating the healthcare system and understanding your options to stay in your home can be equally stressful. Partners in Healthcare provides a wide range of services and scheduling options, care coordination and informational resources to meet your Longwood home health care needs and provide you the peace of mind you deserve.

IMG_0103There are several common types of dementia that cause a deterioration in cognitive abilities. It can cause changes in behavior and personality. Although Alzheimer’s is the most common, there are at least 50 other types of dementia. It is a condition that affects mainly the elderly. The costs to care for people with dementia are over 600 billion dollars a year, and the number is expected to skyrocket even further.

Certain types of dementia have an abnormal accumulation of proteins in the brain.  Often it is found in the neurons. In Alzheimer’s, beta amyloid is the protein that forms plaques in the brain. The neurons can become tangled, which can detrimentally affect the neurons’ ability to communicate with each other. Memory loss, confusion  and the inability to do familiar tasks are signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

Vascular dementia is another common dementia that is caused from strokes or heart problems. When the brain suffers from many small strokes or a large one, brain damage can occur, which can result in dementia.

Lewy body dementia is a progressive condition that shares traits with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.  It can cause hallucinations and lapses in attention. Some researchers believe that Lewy bodies can be a form of Alzheimer’s. Others think the two are separate conditions that can be found together.

Huntington’s disease is a genetic disorder that affects the brain and spinal region. It starts with personality changes and can develop into dementia and psychotic episodes. If you think you are a carrier of the gene, it is a good idea to get genetic counseling before you have children.

Pick’s disease affects 5% of people with dementia. It mainly afflicts older women after the age of 40. There is a buildup of protein in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. The difference between Alzheimer’s and Pick’s is that it is not usually memory loss that occurs first. You will see more changes in behavior and in mood. A person will become more impulsive, may show signs of exhibitionism, urinary incontinence and may become obsessive.

These are some examples of types of dementia that cannot be cured. Early diagnosis is important because some individuals will benefit from anti-dementia drugs that can delay memory problems. Studies have shown that if you keep your mind engaged, it can also delay the onset of dementia.  Learning a language, playing a musical instrument, working crossword puzzles and just challenging the mind can keep the brain more active and sharp.

Dementia caused by vitamin deficiencies, hormone deficiencies and drug and alcoholic addiction are examples of types of dementia that can be treated and reversed in some cases. It is important to know what type of dementia you have so that you can determine the proper course of treatment.

If you are being discharged from the hospital you or a loved one may need a little help from our RN managed caregivers.  Often one needs assistance to allow other family members to sleep, work,  or professional care needs related to your recovery.  What ever you need one of our RN care managers will create a plan built upon your needs and those of your family.

The Partners in Healthcare Client Experience will be accomplished when:

  • Clients feel a sense of security because our caregivers are wearing their uniforms and ID cards.
  • Clients are confident the same level of care will continue no matter who the caregiver is.
  • Clients know “their” caregiver will always be on time and finish each task.
  • When we retain our clients for the long-term by providing them the compassionate care they are truly seeking.
  • Clients experience peace of mind knowing their caregiver has received the best training available.As a son, daughter, sibling or spouse of someone who has, or will need, home care services, nothing is more important than selecting the right caregiver for your loved one. Partners in Healthcare is a member of the CAREGIVER QUALITY ASSURANCE™ program. Members of this program are home care companies that go above and beyond the norm when selecting quality caregivers and ensure the best care is provided.

Our care environment is called “The Partners in Healthcare Way” it is the foundation for “Our Client Experience”.

Client referral – Partners in Healthcare is a blessing!

My grandmother can be a stubborn hard to please person. We must have tried more than a hand full of caregivers and two different companies. Until I found Partners in Healthcare who were great! There was great communication between the agency and our family and they were always professional. My grandmother was starting to show signs of dementia and they knew exactly how to care for her. I would highly recommend them!– Dana R.
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