If your parent is taking much longer than usual to run errands or go grocery shopping, they may be getting lost in familiar places, or having other issues with driving.
Danger zones are areas of a home where specific safety risks exist. By moving tangible hazards to areas inaccessible to the one you are caring for, you create specific and controlled danger zones.
Dementia alters how a person responds to their environment, and symptoms can come on suddenly or gradually, so It is essential to plan for complete safety in the home environment regardless of the level of independence.
Caring for a loved one with dementia and bringing them into your house may require modifications. Here is some help.