Signs: When to consider Assisted Living for your loved one part 2

This is the second installment in a 5 part series-ADL’S (Activities of Daily Living)

Families, Spouses and Caregivers should take note of the following concerning their loved one:

  1. Wearing same or dirty clothing, clothing mismatched or disheveled
  2. Frequent food spills on clothing or in home
  3. Smelling of urine/frequent bathroom mishaps
  4. Not bathing or grooming as frequently
  5. Increased falls, bruising, decreased activity, decreased mobility
  6. Restricting once enjoyed activities due to fear of falling or lack of motivation to participate
  7. Increased difficulty getting in/out of bed or chairs

If you notice that a loved one is experiencing a decrease in their normal activities of daily living at home, it may be time to call Epworth Villa and speak to one of our experts and let us help you with available resources.