Dementia and Alzheimer’s
Training: Our carers and agency staff are trained and made aware of the various client needs for the conditions we care for. They are trained to NHS standards. We have a Dementia and Alzheimer Awareness and Management
course that our care workers take as part of their training. Below is a list of some of the subjects covered during the Dementia and Alzheimer training:
- 1. Alzheimer’s & Dementia Awareness.
- 2. Strategies used to care for the Person with Dementia.
- 3. Communication and Understanding Behavior.
- 4. Social Needs and Activities.
- 5. Wandering.
- 6. Restraint-Free Care.
- 7. End-of-Life Care.
- 8. Working with families and friends of those who suffer from Dementia and Alzheimer.
Our training department are there to support all our social workers and help them with understanding the condition. They offer ongoing support and are available to answer any questions that clients, care workers and families may have
Types of Dementia
Dementia is described as a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.
- 1. Alzheimer's disease
- 2. Frontotemporal dementia
- 3. Vascular dementia
- 4. Dementia with Lewy bodies
Here at Eaglesvale Care, we provide the following care for Alzheimer's, Dementia patients. We strive to provide consistent care. Below are some of the services we offer:
- 1. Personal care, such as washing or dressing
- 2. Housekeeping or domestic work, such as vacuuming
- 3. Cooking or preparing meals
- 4. Nursing and health care
- 5. Companionship
Homecare can be very flexible, in order to meet your needs, and the same person or agency may be able to provide some or all of these options for the duration of your care:
- 1. Long-term 24-hour care
- 3. Short breaks for an unpaid family carer
- 4. Emergency care
- 5. Day care
- 6. Sessions ranging from 15-minute visits to 24-hour assistance and everything in between
The Eaglesvale Care team aims to maximise the potential and capability of adults to achieve independence through intensive, short term therapy interventions, delivered in the homes of our clients, subsequent to planned or unplanned orthopaedic surgery, or strokes
This team deals with adult patients usually following hip & knee joint replacements (planned or following trauma) and Fracture Neck or Femur surgery; from the Orthopaedic wards.