Specialists and Care Centers
Dementia Specialists and Care Centers
Northwestern Medicine neurologists provide treatment for a full range of neurological disorders, including dementia. The clinical mission is to provide the highest quality care and treatment for patients with neurological disorders, while advancing new therapies and uncovering the causes and cures of neurological diseases. Our physicians specialize in neurological treatment and care.
We can also provide support for dementia in a variety of ways, including:
- Home health care: Northwestern Medicine home health care programs provide specialty in-home care that brings dignity and comfort to your loved one and much needed assistance for you and your family. Skilled nurses and other caregivers are uniquely trained to care for those with dementia.
- Hospice care: If someone you love is in the advanced stages of a memory loss disease, Northwestern Medicine hospice care offerings can help control symptoms, manage pain and nurture remaining abilities to provide the highest quality of end of life care.
- Occupational therapy: The Northwestern Medicine occupational therapy team includes licensed occupational therapists and licensed occupational therapist assistants (COTA). An experienced occupational therapist will conduct a complete evaluation before developing a customized program to help you build your physical endurance and strength.
- Physical therapy: The physical therapy team includes licensed physical therapists with advanced certifications, licensed physical therapist assistants (PTA) and APTA-certified wound care specialists. The team is qualified to handle a wide range of illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions for people of all ages and abilities.