Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a type of disease that effects the ability to retain memory and cognitive function.
It is good to know Medicare home health services really cannot do much for Alzheimer’s patients. A patient however, diagnosed with a form of dementia can have Medicare services if warranted for medication management and physical therapy. Therapy and home nursing is good if a patient is able to follow instructions to receive and can participate in therapy under the direction of a home therapist. Medicare services at home is not designed for non medical custodial care services which often times family members look for as respite care. .