Local man, David Bassett, was awarded bronze status this month from the Alzheimer’s Society Approved Trainer scheme ‘Tomorrow is another day’. The Head of Care from home care company, Home Instead, Sawbridgeworth in now looking forward to providing cutting edge Alzheimer’s training to his team of Caregivers. There are 820,000 people living with dementia in the UK today, this number is forecast to rise rapidly as 163,000 new cases of dementia occur in England and Wales each year – that’s one every 3.2 minutes.* Due to these national statistics there is great importance in developing the way Alzheimer’s sufferers are cared for and the Alzheimer's Society is committed to providing high quality dementia care training. The Approved Trainer scheme aims to recognise the expertise of qualified dementia trainers like David. A key aspect of the Home Instead service is caring for people who suffer with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Commenting, David said “We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care to our clients and always ensure we are at the forefront of developing techniques in the industry. Our day to day roles have such a positive and great impact on people’s lives and every member of the team is passionate about delivering the right care to suit each of our clients individually.” Home Instead’s services also include the day-to-day care of older people in their own homes, including personal care, home help and companionship. For more information on the Sawbridgeworth office of Home Instead call 01279 721443.