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Dementia and Alzheimer’s care

Managing the effects of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease most effectively always starts by putting the person before the condition.

Care and support for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Dementia is a group of symptoms that relate to an ongoing decline in brain function. The NHS reports that dementia affects around 850,000 people in the UK, with 1 in 14 people over 65, and 1 in 6 over the age of 80 affected. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific type of dementia and is the most common cause of dementia in the UK.

While memory loss is one of the most common indicators and symptoms of both dementia and Alzheimer’s disease specifically, it is not the only symptom. Dementia can affect behaviour, speech, emotions and feelings and thought processes.

Symptoms of dementia can include problems with:

(Source: NHS, for more information please visit the NHS Dementia page.)

Radfield offers specialist support for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

At Radfield Home Care we have an in-depth of knowledge around Alzheimer’s and dementia care that stretches back to when founders Alex and Hannah lived alongside the residents in the care home they grew up in, many of whom had to live with different types and varying degrees of severity of dementia. Hannah has also worked as a doctor alongside consultant geriatricians and in specific dementia care facilities.

Our understanding and knowledge around the challenges for people living with dementia themselves, and also for those caring for family members with dementia, is why we place huge importance in how we deliver this specialist support.

Our specialist dementia support

The first thing we do is work with you to build a person-centred care plan. This ensures we learn all about the individual, what’s important to them, how they like to live their life and their care needs.

In doing so we always:

Our Care Professionals are trained in specialist dementia and Alzheimer’s care

Radfield Care Professionals all receive specific training in how to provide care to those living with different types of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

This means our Care Professionals will:

We understand the challenges of caring for someone with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. We also know how to support individuals and their families in managing and maintaining relationships and getting the most possible out of day-to-day life.

Find support for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease care near you

We’d love to talk about ways we can help, get in touch with your local Radfield team today.

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