About Long Term Care
Long term care is an array of services a person may require to meet their personal care or health care needs. The duration and level of long term care varies from one person to the next. It also changes over time for most people.
Long term care at Dyer can include assistance with the basic activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, toileting and eating. Long term care can also include help with everyday tasks such as housework, managing money, taking medications, and responding to emergencies.
Here are some statistics about who is most likely to need long term care at some time in life. The older you are, the more likely you will need long term care. Chronic conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes make it more likely that you will need long term care. Your family history of disease can increase your likelihood of needing long term care. Having an accident or chronic illness that causes a disability is another cause that leads to long term care.
Seventy percent of people turning 65 can expect to need long term care at some point in life. At Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center we deliver the best long term care available. Whether you stay with us for a short time, or are here for a longer stay, we are committed to your comfort and quality of life.