In-Home & Telehealth Therapy

 

Many individuals experience memory challenges related to general aging, hearing loss, or more advanced cognitive decline and can benefit from a consultation with a speech-language pathologist to identify strategies to strengthen and maintain memory and cognitive skills. Contact us today for a free consultation to determine the best next steps.

In-home therapy and assessments

All therapy is provided by a certified speech-language pathologist with advanced training in assessing and providing treatment for speech, language, memory, swallowing and other cognitive impairments. 

  • Assessment to determine baseline level of memory and cognitive abilities

  • Assessment of swallowing 

  • Develop a plan of care with individuals and their family 

  • Develop and train external memory aids with caregivers

  • Develop individualized cognitive stimulation activities

  • Develop individualized approaches and activities to decrease maladaptive behaviors and wandering

  • Tools and strategies for managing daily tasks (medications, finances, shopping lists, calendar management)

  • Personalized communication and memory strategies

  • Support to decrease social isolation

  • Follow-up sessions make sure carryover in the home is effective and to determine what is working and what is not working

  • Support and therapy in other locations such as assisted living facilities, community centers, family member's homes, etc.

 

Signs of Memory Decline

  • Repeated difficulty thinking of words in conversation

  • Forgetting to complete routine daily tasks

  • Misplacing objects and/or replacing them in inappropriate places

  • Difficulty recalling events from the recent past

  • Getting lost while walking or driving familiar routes

  • Periods of confusion, withdrawal, and/or depression

How Therapy Helps

  • Support for caregivers with tools and knowledge to ease the journey 

  • ​Specific strategies to maximize communication and independence

  • Personalized plans to maintain current levels of functioning

  • Improve quality of life, social relationships, and self-care

  • Reduce stress and anxiety for clients and families

Therapy Where it Counts

  • No stress in having to travel to an appointment

  • Functional therapy has the greatest impact when provided where a person lives

  • We address independence and safety within the home

  • Therapy in the home provides the eyes and the ears insight into where breakdown is happening that many of your other healthcare professionals do not have the opportunity to see 

Wellness Plan - Continued Direct Support for the Individual with Dementia

Wellness services are available to clients following the discharge from therapy.

  • Continue the strategies from therapy with regular check-ins and updates

  • Direct interaction and cognitive stimulation

  • Care partner support on how to continue to carryover strategies developed over the plan of care 

  • Unlike therapy, support through the Wellness Plan can be provided at your preferred frequency of weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, etc.

  • Having these check ins helps to keep your loved one at home and support you as the caregiver!

 

Tuesday - Friday 9:00 - 4:00 (closed Mondays)

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