The Philippines is a Paradise for
Elderly Patients with Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

In the daily life of a dementia patient in Western countries, it is not to be taken for granted that she or he gets the obliged respect and that the caregivers in the dementia nursing homes have enough time for professional nurture. There should be a loving and tender atmosphere and homely, relaxed surroundings.

Good nursing homes for dementia patients consider that elder persons deserve an intensive and professional care.

Good nursing homes for dementia patients consider that elder persons deserve an intensive and professional care. It is extremely important to provide them with utmost respect. Our elders guided us to become what we are today. Respect to them must not be taken for granted. The caregiver must have the adequate time and knowledge to provide professional care which is needed in a nursing home taking charge for the ill senior citizens and are eminent. However, where can you find this in today’s meritocracy?

Providing the most satisfying care and utmost living condition for senior citizens who have fallen ill with dementia is, unfortunately, hard to achieve. Nursing homes in Western countries are usually overstrained though they do all they can to take care of the elders. In countries such as USA, Germany, and Australia, the number of nurses at Alzheimer’s and dementia nursing homes taking care of elderly persons is very low due to financial reasons.

The Philippines and other countries in Southeast Asia have a magnificent way of providing care to the elderly in dementia nursing homes.

What is the Result if There is Only One Night Shift Nurse
Responsible for 60 Patients in a Dementia Nursing Home?

The care-dependent persons lie for hours in his excrement. Some of them wait for a long period of time to get something to drink if they are thirsty. Nobody assists them if they fall from the bed. In order for the nurse to handle these concerns, care-dependents are either tied up or injected with a strong tranquilizer with no medical reason.

However, there are still regions and cultures in this world that observe with importance the utmost care for their parents and grandparents. The Philippines and other countries in Southeast Asia have a magnificent way of providing care to the elderly in dementia nursing homes.

Here are the reasons why:

  • It is an obligation for them to give care to their elderly. It is a part of their fulfillment and happiness to serve the elders.To hand over their parents to an institution is a great disrespect for them.
  • People in the Philippines are known for being hospitable, family oriented, jolly, friendly and above all have a great respect to the elderly.
  • They often embrace one another or hold hands. People in Southeast Asia offer an open heart for those in need of help. This is very helpful for patients in a dementia nursing home. This is entirely a natural behavior especially towards the elderly and ill.

Imagine what would it bring to the patient in a dementia nursing home when a Filipino nurse or a caregiver, who has the above mentioned social and cultural backgrounds, has only one or two patients to care of in an 8-hour shift. The nurse will have enormous formidable time for the most affectionate and loving care on a daily basis.

The elderly in Mabuhaii Nursing Home for dementia are treated like royalties. The elderly person who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can live in a paradise-like atmosphere in our Philippine nursing home.