Our Services Support Services Specialist Occupational Therapy Forgetfulness and Memory
Forgetfulness and Memory
Difficulties with memory can
mean a worrying time
especially if it is accompanied
by a loss of the sense of safety
that we usually enjoy in our
Memory loss can occur for a
variety of reasons, not only
following the diagnoses of
dementia, or brain injuries
like a stroke, but also from
the normal ageing process or
during periods of unusual
Often an event like a relative
found wandering in the street
causes people to seek help
and support. Though often
the concern has been
growing over some and is
triggered by a worrying event.
Memory loss can cause a
number of difficulties
Forgetting to eat at
Forgetting what you went
to the shops for.
Forgetting where you
parked the car.
Getting lost when walking
regarding the identity of
friends neighbors or
Our staff are kind and caring
and fully trained to help you
incorporate our Occupational
Therapists techniques and
solutions into your daily
If your concern has been triggered by your own lapses of memory, or
you have a parent who regularly leaves the gas on or forgets to take
medication, our experienced, unobtrusive and sensitive occupational
therapy assessment can be the first step towards ensuring you receive
the reassurance and help you need.
The earlier the intervention the more helpful the outcome.
How we can help
We will complete an Occupational Therapy Assessment and provide you
with a detailed report with recommendations.
Our experienced Occupational Therapist will identify memory difficulties
in conjunction with you and your family.
We will suggest a number of interventions and solutions specifically for
your needs, that are known to help when people experience memory
We can provide:
Home safety advice
A memory management programme, involving six weekly sessions
with an occupational therapist to provide you or your family or
carer with the skills to maintain and, where possible, improve your
Strategies to recognise people and places
Techniques to help with orientation in the present moment.
It is necessary to consider any ethical implications before you choose to
install some kinds of Telecare equipment, which has the potential to
limit a person’s choice, freedom or privacy.
Telecare can have substantial benefits, and enhance safety, dignity and
independence. We can assist you in deciding whether this is the best
solution for you.
Our aim is to help you remain independent in your own home,
managinjg your everyday life confidently by providing flexible and