Home care services in the UK for people living with dementia

Chelsea Roderick

September 27, 2022

Caring for someone with dementia is not easy and can pose many challenges for family members and loved ones. Home care workers look after people with dementia and ensure that they live as much of their everyday life as possible and remain independent. This article will look at some of the UK's home care services for people living with dementia.

Radfield Home Care

Radfield Home Care are committed to helping the nation age well by keeping people connected to the things that matter most to them.

Radfield is a family-run business and has been providing care for over forty years, exclusively tailoring their services for older people. They build person-centred care plans, learning what is important to the individual, how they like to live their lives and their care needs.

Radfield Care Professionals and office teams are regularly encouraged to become Dementia Champions so that they can provide the best possible care. Radfield knows how to support individuals experiencing dementia and their families in managing and maintaining relationships and getting the most out of day-to-day life.

Helping Hands Home Care

Helping Hands is a leading dementia care home provider in the UK. It has been helping families and those with dementia for over thirty years.

Their expert carers support people with dementia to live independently at home. Carers can take the Dementia Champion Accreditation, an accreditation for carers who have completed their training to a high standard, ensuring that care and support are in the best hands.

Helping Hands is part of the Dementia Action Alliance, an organisation that improves the quality of life of people living with dementia. They help people cope with challenges daily and maintain their routines so they can be reassured and feel at home.

Trinity Homecare

Trinity Homecare is a care home provider rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. They have been providing care for over 20 years. Its mission is to provide outstanding dementia care home services for people who want to remain in their homes.

They can provide around-the-clock care for their customers, so they know that Trinity is always with them and their families. It is committed to supporting people with dementia, providing companionship and respectful personal care.

Trinity Homecare is a part of the Dementia Friends Initiative which means their staff are trained and have the utmost specialist knowledge to provide the best care and support you may need to live well with dementia.

Bluebird Care

Bluebird Care provides specialist dementia support and high-quality home care services so that people with dementia can remain in their homes and comfortable surroundings.

Bluebird Care provides individualised care to suit and tailor the individual needs of you and your loved ones. They create a specially designed dementia care plan with you so that you feel comfortable and safe. They offer flexible services designed to fit your lifestyle so that you can continue to live well.

Elder

Elder provides specialist dementia care so that people with dementia can live freely and be fully supported. They offer flexible and individualised care tailored especially to the needs of the person with dementia.

Elder has specialist dementia carers that go above and beyond to provide the most outstanding care services. They are trained in the needs and requirements of those living with dementia so that they can support you regardless of your needs. Elder takes time to find and match you with the best carer for you. Care is available at 48 notice if urgent care is needed, and they work with you to live your best possible life.

The Good Care Group

The Good Care Group have been in dementia care for over 10 years. They provide high-quality care to improve the overall health and wellbeing of those with dementia. Their professional carers are expertly trained in providing the utmost care using various natural practices and techniques to relax and comfort you so that you can live well. They aim to reduce drug consumption with a 66% reduction compared to average care homes.

The Good Care Group work with Contended Dementia Trust to create a unique SPECAL approach that helps to understand, discover, and make a meaningful program for people with dementia so they can use the services that most benefit them.

ENA Care Group

ENA Care Group is a family run business which has been providing live-in care for people with dementia for 30 years. ENA provides award winning dementia-specific training to ensure their experienced carers are prepared to deliver an exceptional, specialised standard of care.

During the assessment process, ENA listens to their clients carefully to ensure they can provide their perfect carer in terms of personality, interests and experience. With new recruitment strategies they have carers available and can start packages as quickly as required which are fully managed by a dedicated Care Manager.

ENA employs a team of fully trained and highly experienced on-call carers, to ensure that their clients never go without the care that they need when emergencies arise.

SweetTree Home Care

SweetTree pride themselves on offering their Dementia clients a premium quality service in their own home for over 20 years, catering for all needs and dependencies. Rated as an 'Outstanding' provider by the Care Quality Commission for two consecutive inspections, their mission is to assist those they look after in and around London to remain liin their own home as long as they wish with dignity, independence and control over their life. They dedicate themselves to creating individualised care packages ranging from three-hour visits through to specialised live-in packages, all whilst being expertly overseen by a range of highly qualified care professionals.

Live in Care Company

The Live in Care Company care agency delivers high-quality live-in care for the elderly and any care needs throughout the UK. They are dedicated to supporting individuals and couples with that need care to stay in their own homes whatever their care needs, to achieve the very best care outcomes. They firmly believe you deserve the best care and that friends and family should have complete peace of mind when choosing care.

Summary

There are many home care services available to choose from. Depending on your location, needs and preferences, there is something for everyone. Although it may be difficult for a person with dementia to adjust to care services, it is important to know that support is available if needed.

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