When a person is in moderate to severe stages of dementia, it is not advisable to take them out of rehabilitation care for dementia. However, in such a case, it is important to take responsibility for regular appointments with all the professionals required to slow their cognitive decline and help them as well as the caregivers learn how to manage their symptoms.
Since dementia is a progressive disease, regular long-term appointments with professionals are advisable. If you have opted the person with dementia out of a rehabilitation facility, it is important that you are regular with outpatient services with different professionals. These would include psychiatrists, clinical psychologists or a counsellor, family therapists, and physiotherapists. Therapy sessions could be vital to understand how to talk to and how to create your home environment to make living more convenient for the person with dementia.
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