Caremark Central Bedfordshire
Caremark (Central Bedfordshire) is a passionate homecare service provider. We provide professional home care services in all of the Central Bedfordshire areas. Our services are tailor-made to suit your needs and demands. We are proud to say that we provide person-tailored services where each individual is at the heart of everything we do. We make sure that you are the ones making decisions for yourself, based on informed choices and YOU take a lead when it comes to decision making. We take the utmost care to ensure that we give you an excellent services possible taking into consideration your personal wishes and values. We thrive to provide you the services with respect, dignity and thoughtfulness. We always respect your beliefs and privacy at all levels. We are highly focused and organised which helps us to provide you with care and support which will be timely and thought through to the finest details. We make sure that we provide you with services which are transparent, open and honest. We offer bespoke services for our clients; we can offer you support ranging from an hourly call to a 24x7 live in care.
- 6 April 2021
- East of England
- Care, Clinical Commissioning Group, Domiciliary Care, Health, Local Authorities
- Local Alliances:
- Luton Dementia Action Alliance
1. Action Plan
1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?
We are a passionate home care provider and would love to support people with Dementia. We have care workers who are highly experienced and trained in Dementia and our Care Manager is a Dementia Champion.
We are currently supporting a few clients in the community who have dementia and would like to extend our support to the other people in the community.
Action 1. Our staff and volunteers will become Dementia Friends.
We will commit to all of our staff becoming Dementia Friends. They will increase their understanding of dementia and help to break down stigma.
Action 2. We will review our premises to look for improvements.
We will use Alzheimers Society environmental checklist to review our premises and make any changes we can to improve access and the experience for our customers affected by dementia
Action 3. We will learn from this guidance:
And download dementia friendly resources that are relevant for our business to know what more we could do such as:
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
We have care workers who are experienced in Demetia and have been providing the support in the community.
We also provide Dementia training to make the care workers understand how to care for people with Dementia and how to understand different behavious and be mindful of the same.
DEMENTIA COURSE CONTENT
What is dementia
Main types of dementia
Alzheimer’s diseaseVascular dementiaDementia with Lewy bodiesFrontotemporal dementia
Causes of dementia
Rarer causes of dementia
Symptoms of dementia
How dementia is diagnosed
Why an early diagnosis of dementia is important
Risk factors for developing dementia
How to reduce the risk of developing dementia
Reality Orientation approach