People with Alzheimer's disease become increasingly unable to take care of themselves. However, the disease progresses differently in each person. As a caregiver , you face the ongoing challenge of adapting to each change in the person's behavior and functioning . The following general principles may be helpful.
Is It Safe to Leave the Person with Alzheimer's Disease Alone?
This issue needs careful evaluation and is certainly a safety concern. The following points may help you decide.
Does the person with Alzheimer's:
You may want to seek input and advice from a health care professional to assist you in these considerations. As Alzheimer's disease progresses, these questions will need ongoing evaluation.