Alzheimer's Reading Room
A Brooklyn woman was convicted for abusing an elderly Alzheimer's disease patient. Her acts of abuse where caught on a video camera installed in her home by her family.
If you watch the video to the end you might be surprised by the defense attorney's argument.
Once again, this points out the need of doing "high quality" due diligence before you hire someone to do in home care for someone suffering Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's patients require a special kind of care because they are unable to defend themselves or tell others about abuse or mistreatment. It takes a special kind of caregiver to take care of someone suffering from Alzheimer's.
It as not as simple as identifying a professional caregiver with experience. The caregiver must have a special skill set that qualifies them to be an Alzheimer's caregiver.
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Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. Bob has written more than 2,011 articles with more than 200,000 links on the Internet. Bob resides in Delray Beach, FL.
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