Student Information

Student Name

Samantha Betancourt

Email

Betsam792@yahoo.com

Academy

Engineering

Internship Information

Company/Organization: nursing homes

Mentor(s):Rosemary

Topic of Internship

Alzhiemers

Background Information

The consistent, stable staffing of our Homestead Units creates a warm and caring home-like environment for our residents afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. Specially trained to care for people with these diseases, our staff creates individualized care programs that build on each residentís strengths and abilities.

Summary of Internship

I got close to this one patient who had alzheimers and I did not know. After two weeks she had forgotten me and didnt understand why until the nurse had explained to me in full detail. This is why I am interested in the specific topic.

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