Dementia Care

Dementia directly affects nearly 80,000 people in the Yorkshire and Humber area with thousands of other people affected as loved ones are diagnosed with the condition. Home Instead Wetherby can help support and care for your loved ones, enabling them to live a fulfilled life.

Establishing Dementia home care

Whether you are living with dementia or simply requiring a little more help around the home, we can support and assist you to help you remain independent in your own home, living as fulfilled a life as possible. An early recognition and knowledge of the support available can help families establish care as part of the daily routine, helping those with memory loss to remain independent.

Our unique City & Guilds accredited training programme has been specially developed for the home environment. Created by world leading experts in ageing and dementia, our CAREGivers learn how to provide the best quality care for our clients and understand the different ways they can support their clients who are living with dementia.

Caring for people with dementia in their own home

Our CAREGivers provide personalised care that:

  • Helps your loved one remain safe at home
  • Builds confidence and encourages engagement
  • Can provide support on healthy eating by preparing nutritious meals and mealtime activities 
  • Provides opportunities for social interaction eg. our monthly Companionship Cafes and weekly chairobics sessions
  • Builds physical strength
  • Companionship and friendship based care that adapts as your needs change to more personal care with bathing and changing.

Specially trained CAREGivers

Many of our CAREGivers have received specialist training in how to identify dementia and how to help you and loved ones live with the condition. Our Community Service Representative, Heather is also a Dementia Champion which provides training to our team and other local businesses on becoming Dementia Friends. This initiative by the Alzheimer's Society strives to change people's perceptions of dementia and transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

You can rest assured that you will have the right team in place to look after your loved one with dementia. Get in touch today to see if we could help; call us on 01937 220510

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