There are 750,000 people with dementia in the UK. More than 60 per cent of all care home residents, aged over 65, have a form of dementia. There are over 16,000 people under 65 with dementia in the UK. These are not just statistics; they represent millions of families with loved ones who require special care, both at home and in nursing homes. If you are struggling to care for a loved one with dementia it is important to remember you are not alone. More than 2,000 families like yours have trusted Home Instead to provide one-on-one home care for loved ones with Alzheimers and related dementias. Our CAREGivers are trained to:
- Maintain a safe environment
- Manage changing behaviour
- Provide nutritious meals
- Provide mind-stimulating activities
- Create social interaction
- Supervise daily activities
Our CAREGivers can also provide assistance with enhancing and restoring the simple pleasures of life, such as a walk in the park, a trip out in the car or spending time in the garden. These care activities are proven to maximise abilities and independence. The best place for a person with memory loss is in familiar surroundings. The services provided by Home Instead are a valuable, trusted solution to help your loved one maintain a regular routine, enhancing his or her quality of life.