Marking Dementia Action Week at Home Instead Chesterfield

Explore Home Instead Chesterfield's outstanding dementia care and community event participation during Dementia Action Week and beyond.

This Dementia Action Week, it’s a time for reflection, education and importantly, action. In Chesterfield, our Home Instead office stands at the forefront of dementia care, providing compassionate and professional support to our clients living with dementia, and their families in and around our local area.

Memory Market Place with Dementia Friendly Chesterfield

This month, it was fantastic to be at the “Memory Market Place” at Chesterfield Football Stadium which offered us an opportunity to meet local people in the community. The incredible Dementia Friendly Chesterfield hosted this event, and as well as Stephanie and Nicole from Home Instead Chesterfield, there were over 100 local attendees, as well as other organisations dedicated to supporting those living with dementia.

Dementia Action Week is not just a week in our calendar – it’s a year-round commitment. Events such as the Memory Marketplace are important to maintain awareness and provide accessible resources to our local community. 

Memory Market Place with Dementia Friendly Chesterfield

How we provide Dementia Care

Our Care Professionals, trained in specialist dementia care, demonstrate unwavering dedication to providing personalised support. This specialist training enables them to manage the unique challenges presented by dementia, ensuring compassionate and competent care. 

‘My loved one is now in the later stages of dementia, needing a specialised level of personal care. As the dementia has progressed, the managers of the service and the Care Professionals have supported us throughout, working alongside us, listening and responding to our needs, updating care plans as necessary, offering much-needed guidance and empathy. It takes a team to care for someone with dementia and Home Instead, in collaboration with community-based medical professionals, are an integral part of our team.’ 

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Our approach to dementia care is anchored in empathy and professionalism. We take pride in our collaborative approach, involving families in care planning to ensure that care is tailored to the unique needs and preferences of each person we support.

FAQs about Dementia Action Week and Home Care

What is Dementia Action Week?

 Dementia Action Week is an annual event aimed at raising awareness of dementia and encouraging actions to support those affected by the condition. During this week, organisations and individuals come together to participate in activities and promote dementia-friendly communities. Home Instead Chesterfield actively supports Dementia Action Week engaging with the community to highlight the importance of informed, compassionate care for those living with dementia.

What is home care?

Home care is a service that supports individuals in their own homes, allowing them to maintain independence and comfort while receiving assistance and companionship. During Dementia Action Week, Home Instead Chesterfield emphasises the role of home care in enhancing the quality of life for those with dementia, through tailored support from our Care Professionals who receive specialised training..

What is dementia care?

Dementia care involves specialised support tailored to meet the needs of individuals living with dementia. This care focuses on managing symptoms, improving quality of life, fostering a regular routine and supporting independence as much as possible. At Home Instead Chesterfield our dementia care brings trained Care Professionals who understand the complexities of the condition, to provide compassionate and skilled care at home. 

Get in touch

If you’re living with dementia or caring for someone who is, contact us at Home Instead Chesterfield to have a conversation about how we can support you. We are recognised by the CQC as Outstanding. Call our friendly and professional team in Chesterfield on 01246 580187 or complete our online enquiry form. To join our team apply online at our website. Together, let’s take the actions that can make a difference.

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