How do we care for people suffering with dementia?
Personal space and familiarity are important for those who require a dementia care home. Across all of our care homes, every resident receives their own private room, which we can decorate to their specific tastes. We encourage you to bring along any well-loved belongings and furnishings to decorate the room, which will help to create the home from home environment we’re passionate about providing.
During the initial meetings, we’ll get to know your loved one through you. We want to get to know them as a person, in addition to their medical needs so we can provide them with the well-rounded care that they require.
We’ll liaise with medical staff and study medical records to assess the level of care that your loved one needs. Then once your loved one moves in, our qualified nurses and care staff will carry out their own assessments to make sure that they receive a care plan tailored to their demands.
At Luxury Care, we have adopted the model created by Dr Gemma Jones, who specialises in the study of dementia. Her study – validation vs medication- teaches people to recognise that dementia, as a degenerative disease, occurs in different stages of severity.
Our nurses and care staff have been trained to recognise the traits of each stage, and rather than rely on medication to treat the implications of each stage, we’ll introduce coping strategies to help your loved one beat the challenges of coping with confusion and memory loss.
We continuously monitor the condition and well-being of our residents to ensure that they continue to receive the standard of care that they require.