Do you want to stay in your home but finding it more
difficult to do?
Are tasks that were once routine now challenging and
Are you having difficulty remembering where things
are or how to do things?
Perhaps you are caring for someone living with dementia
and each day is becoming more stressful?
Dementia can impact people in
many ways and their behavior can be testing/challenging. As
a family member or caregiver, you may experience guilt, grief,
loss and even frustration and anger. You are not alone and
we can support you.
is to provide support and holistic care that meets the
needs of each person and encourages independence. It’s
not about working to a schedule but listening to what
the person living with dementia needs on the day of
the visit and supporting them to live the life they
want to live.
We believe that everyone is infinitely
valuable and deserves to live with high self-esteem
and dignity, be respected, have a meaningful place in
their community, and a chance to make meaningful contributions
Many people with dementia can stay
in their own home with support from family carers, community
nurses or paid care workers.
Being in familiar surroundings can
help people cope better with their condition.
But they may eventually
need support in a residential home. Depending on their
needs, this could be provided in a nursing home or a
If you are looking to engage a carer,
you will find our care fees affordable and flexible.
You may only need the odd overnight respite. We have
designed an overnight rate that extends over 12 hours
which has flexible start and end times. Alternatively,
you may want to engage a carer for a couple of hours
at a time. Our staff are trained and vetted and would
be in the first instance extending companionship. A
carer can accompany clients to appointments or cook
a meal and undertake household chores. Contact us for
further information or to arrange a trial visit.
Dementia Australia pulled together excellent
resources for families who are supporting a dementia sufferer.
More information can be found on -
Dementia Australia Help Sheets can be found
Further information including contact details
for support groups can be found on https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/carers/caring-someone-dementia
How the way you walk could be used
to identify some types of dementia
More than 50m people worldwide are
currently living with dementia. With an ageing population,
it’s likely that this number will only continue
to grow, as getting older is one of the biggest risk
factors in developing dementia. But until researchers
find a cure, having ways to diagnose this condition
early and effectively is important for providing patients
with the best treatment possible.
Dementia: 'Heartbeat' device 'makes
my mum happy'
HUG may look like a soft toy on the
outside - but it has been specially designed to help
people with advanced dementia.
Designers at Cardiff Metropolitan University
hope it can help to ease anxiety and depression.
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