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What are some recommended nursing care plans for dementia?

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Some recommended nursing care plans for dementia are custodial, intermediate and skilled care plans, notes AARP's Medicare Plans website. The ideal plan depends on the patient's individual requirements and necessary care.

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Custodial care plans offer basic levels of personal care, such as assistance with hygiene and eating needs, states the AARP Medicare Plans website. This level of care is ideal for individuals who require less intensive care.

Intermediate care plans are for individual who require assistance with personal care, as well as some health monitoring services, such as medication reminders. Skilled care plans are best for individuals who require extensive medical care but do not require hospitalization.

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