Older Persons Services – Dementia Care
Enhanced Care are specialists in dementia care in Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland, in the North East of England. Symptoms of dementia can include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding. Common types of dementia include Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies, Mixed Dimentia and Parkinson’s Disease.
In our residential homes our approach to dementia respects the individuality of each person. Rather than focusing on the diagnosis of dementia. By working with the individual’s family, friends and their health care professionals, we design a personalised dementia care plan. This aims to enhance their quality of life and maintain their dignity and self-esteem.
All our dementia care home services in the North-East include the following:
24 Hour Care – we have home dementia specialists and carers who are specially trained to provide tailored dementia care for older people. Medical care is also provided.
Specially Adapted Surroundings – All of our North East homes provide a safe environment for dementia sufferers. They also provide times of relaxation, socialising or privacy. Even our most elderly care home residents are able to move around safely both indoors and outdoors, with access to gardens and easy access pathways. Inside, there are visitor areas, as well as more quiet areas, and every resident has their own personal memory box in their room to help them with their dementia.
Activity Based Care – as part of our regular dementia assessments, we gain an understanding of a residents capabilities and interests and we then offer them an activity timetable based around this knowledge. We believe encouraging people especially the older residents to be more active raises self-esteem and greater independence.
Food and Nutrition – Eating good tasty food is an important and sociable part of each day. So we ensure all meals are seasonal, healthy and freshly cooked.
Location: East Gateshead
Location: West Newcastle upon Tyne