Dementia is a category of diseases that affect the brain. A person affected will live through a progressive loss of cognitive functions that eventually will lead to a loss of memory, reasoning, and judgment. They will also endure personality and behavioral changes, loss of physical functions, and ultimately death. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, but there are other varieties as well. No matter what causes the disease, the diagnosis may leave a family scrambling to care for their loved one as it progresses.
At Wesley Enhanced Living, our employees are the front line of support for our residents. We provide training to help our employees understand this disease and learn techniques to best support our residents with this disease. Remembering these key factors can help you successfully care for a person with dementia.
Family members depend on us to ensure that their loved one is safe. Our employees have the ability to make a positive impact on our residents and their families by bringing them peace of mind and calming their fears. These are important factors to keep in mind when caring for someone with Dementia.
If you want to make a compelling difference in the lives of others, are enthusiastic about life-long learning, and are seeking employment where your strengths will be valued, then please learn more about Wesley Enhanced Living’s career opportunities.
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At Wesley Enhanced Living, we have cultivated a Culture of Kindness, Compassion, and Respect where our employees are able to bring their full self to work doing what they love! Our employees are made to feel welcome right from Day 1 and we have created an environment where employees can learn and grow and truly make an impact in the lives of others. We strive to provide excellence in service and promote forward thinking and innovation as we work to enhance the lives of our residents every day.
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