Caring for a Parkinson’s patient can become more difficult as the condition progresses. Early stages can be manageable, but as the disease advances, symptoms become more debilitating. Assisted Home Health & Hospice can help Parkinson’s patients live with dignity and respect in the comfort of their own homes.
• Experience slight tremors
• Slight changes in gait, posture, & facial expression
• Symptoms often do not interfere with daily living
• Can go undiagnosed
• Tremors become intense
• Affects both sides of the body
• Can be accompanied by a sense of rigidity
• Walking and posture problems are quite noticeable
• Motor skills, slower movements, and balance issues worsen
• Increased vulnerability to falls
• Difficulty eating, drinking, and performing personal tasks
• Mobility is significantly impaired
• Assistance with daily activities is needed
• Patients can still stand independently
• Cannot walk or stand independently
• Usually need a wheelchair and assistive devices
• May experience hallucinations and signs of dementia
• Assistance needed in every area of daily life
As patients progress through the stages of Parkinson’s, they will need help with activities of daily living, therapy services, and endstage
care. Assisted Home Health & Hospice’s compassionate staff can be there for Parkinson’s patients as their care needs change.
Parkinson’s Stages 2-5 – Assisted’s compassionate caregivers can assist patients through Parkinson’s stages with activities of daily living
such as bathing, grooming, and dressing. Our caregivers can also help patients with mobility, medication management, and communication difficulties.
Parkinson’s Stages 2-4 – Home Health can support Parkinson’s patients in stages that require specialized care. Our dedicated healthcare
professionals can assist Parkinson’s patients with medication management, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
Parkinson’s Stage 5 – Once Parkinson’s progresses to an endstage, the focus of the care changes to comfort and compassion. Assisted’s understanding
and knowledgeable hospice staff can help with difficulty swallowing, trouble breathing, anxiety, pain, and symptom management.
To start helping your Parkinson’s patients through their progression, call 800-949-6555 or visit us at www.AssistedCares.com