Dementia SymptomCare

Call us anytime, night or day ‒ 607.432.5525

Serving Otsego, Delaware and Schoharie Counties

Covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and Most Private Insurances

Dementia SymptomCare helps prevent and manage symptoms related to dementia. 

Common Symptoms Include:

  • Anxiety

  • Increased Discomfort

  • Infections

  • Agitation/Restlessness

  • Increased Confusion

These symptoms can result in unwanted and unnecessary visits to the hospital or emergency room. 

Dementia SymptomCare can help eliminate/reduce these visits.

Dementia SymptomCare Includes:

  • Initial consult to review and assess any and all related symptoms 
  • Discover your desired results and goals
  • An individualized plan of care specific to your symptoms and goals of care
  • Ongoing communication with your doctor(s) regarding symptoms and the plan of care
  • Help you understand what to expect and what to do if something unexpected happens.

 

Dementia SymptomCare May be Appropriate for People Who:

  • Require full-time, around-the-clock assistance with daily personal care
  • Lose awareness of recent experiences as well as of their surroundings
  • Require high levels of assistance with daily activities and personal care
  • Experience changes in physical abilities, including the ability to walk, sit and, eventually, swallow
  • Have increasing difficulty communicating
  • Become vulnerable to infections, especially pneumonia
  • Have caregivers/family that could benefit from an added layer of support

The Dementia SymptomCare Team:

Dementia SymptomCare is a specialty service provided by the Hospice and Palliative Care Team of Professionals.  As determined by your plan of care, you get the benefit of our interdisciplinary team comprised of our Physicians, RN’s, LPN’s, HHA’s, Social Workers, Spiritual Care Counselors, Complementary Therapies Specialists and Volunteers.  Services include medical consultation, spiritual, emotional, respite, family/caregiver or volunteer support.

 

 

How is Dementia SymptomCare Paid For?

Many of the costs are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance.  You also may be eligible for financial assistance. We will help to determine any and all resources for you.

607.432.5525

Call us Anytime, We're Here 24/7 To Help Begin To:

  • Learn about your current health circumstances and concerns

  • Understand what is important to you

  • Explore what services you qualify for and discuss your options

  • Help you and your family Feel Better and Live Better

Serving Otsego, Delaware and Schoharie counties;
542 Main Street, Oneonta, New York 13820