Our Services Care Services Dementia Care
There are approximately 750,000
people with dementia living in the
Many of these people are elderly
and live with elderly care givers.
Dementia is an umbrella term for
a variety of conditions which
cause the brain to fail.
Alzheimer’s disease is one of
those. The thing that Alzheimer’s
disease and other dementias
have in common is the high risk
of behavioural disorders -
changes in personality and people
behaving out of character.
Vascular dementia is the next
most common form of dementia
and is estimated to cause
between 5% and 30% of cases.
Vascular dementia ia caused by
decreased blood flow to the brain
which is often caused by a series
of small strokes. The progress of
vascular dementia is often
associated with further small
Other dementias include:
Inappropriate physical and
Unhealthy eating habits
Lack of hygiene and
Lack of communication.
How we can help
The best place for a person with memory loss is in familiar
surroundings, but it can be difficult to care for a loved one with
dementia because of the difficult behaviours associated with the
Please remember you are not alone. We can help by providing fully
trained, experienced, carers.
We can support you by identifying, recommending, and delivering
specialist dementia care interventions to increase your loved one’s
well being. For example by:
Sharing our knowledge and expertise with you
Helping to manage challenging behaviour
Supervising daily activities
Assisting with personal hygiene tasks
Providing mind stimulating activities which promote a fulfilled,
Reducing the load on carers at home so they can have a break
Helping people to live in their own homes, independently, for as
long as possible.
Build in some time just for you. Maintain friendships that you
Meet a friend for coffee and spend time with children or
Maintain spiritual activities or hobbies.
Be sure to take time for yourself.