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She is 81 years, She has dementia, she has a studio apartment in the assisted living, but needs help with showering, getting dressed, She complains of feeling weak . Where should she live ?

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Shirt-tail family was in assisted living for five years. He was able to order extra services a la carte. Bathing, dressing and escorting to meals were just several of the extras he had. Wait, he also had medication dispensing -- they'd hand him his meds (that family or the RN on staff prepared for a fee).

You might want to check that out before you move her. Lots less work. ;)
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Sylvie, there are other ALF's around the country that have people in assisted living when they actually need a higher level of care. The facilities want a high occupancy rate. If you think the placement is not appropriate you need to become her advocate for the proper level of care.
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Talk to the AL and ask that she be re-evaluated. They evaluate every resident and list the daily activities for which they need help, meals, meds, showers, etc.Showering assistance and dressing should be available at your ALF, she may just not have been originally evaluated as needing that help.
If you are private pay this may be an additional charge.
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Is the Assisted Living (AL) for memory care residents? I had my Mom is an AL that was dedicated to Memory care. They took care of EVERYTHING. It cost a bit more than traditional AL but far less than Skilled nursing home (SNF). You have to visit lots of places and inquire and explain your Mom's limitations. When other respondents on this site talk about AL, it is clear to me that there are SO-O very many levels of ALs. You really have to meet and ask about the services and take a good long look around. Speak with other family members, etc. MY Mother-in-law is in an AL not dedicated to memory care. She has some dementia but she isn't a 'flight' risk. BUT they don't see the extent of her needs and you have to sign up for extra (in their mind) services --- this includes showering assistance. Where my Mom was, that was all included and the AL knew they had to help dementia residents with showers, getting to activities, checking that they ate, giving them their meds, etc etc. So check your area for Memory care centers and they too vary so visit each one that is near you. Good luck
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