There are over 800,000 people with dementia in the UK today. By 2021, there will be over 940,000 people living with dementia and this is forecast to soar to 1.7 million by 2050. One in three people over the age of 65 will die with dementia, and there are also 16,000 people under the age of 65 with the condition in the UK.
These are not just statistics, they represent thousands of families with loved ones who require specialised care to remain at home for as long as possible.
If you are struggling to care for a loved one at home with dementia, it is important to remember you are not alone. Over 7,000 families like yours have trusted Home Instead Senior Care to provide one on one home care for a loved one with Alzheimers disease or other dementias.
Home Instead CAREGivers trained in our Alzheimers CARE programme, have the passion, desire and recognised skills to work with our clients with Alzheimers or other dementias.
Our CAREGivers understand the struggles and challenges that accompany caring for a loved one and will provide a service that also supports the family members. Our world class CAREGiver training, which is fully accredited by City & Guilds, is the only one of its kind in the UK.
Our CAREGivers are trained to:
- Provide companionship
- Maintain a safe environment
- Manage challenging behaviours
- Provide mind stimulating activities
- Create social interaction
- Provide nutritious meals
- Supervise daily activities
The services provided by Home Instead Senior Care will enable your loved one to remain at home, in familiar surroundings, for as long as possible, providing routine, familiarity and maximising independence. Please contact us if you believe we can help you.
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Global experts in the field of dementia have helped to develop the Home Instead CARE training programme.
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