Mulberry Manor care home has all the facilities and expertise to meet your needs. Our fully trained caring staff are committed to helping residents maintain good health, dignity and respect at all times. Our home offers a supportive and comfortable environment and we are very proud of our homely and welcoming atmosphere. A person-centred approach is adopted for all our residents here at Mulberry Manor. This facilitates a purpose for the resident’s days and in turn increases their self-worth and self-esteem which enriches not only their lives, but that of their families and friends. Mulberry Manor is situated in Swinton it is close to local amenities and the town centre. The motorway network is just over six miles away.
- 13 July 2015
- Yorkshire and Humber
- Local Alliances:
- Yorkshire & Humber Dementia Action Alliance, Rotherham 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?
Mulberry Manor prides itself on person centred care dementia care .We are working towards a programme of enhanced Dementia Care call Namaste - this is based on the power of the loving touch and has benifits to all including residents recieving end of life care .
We wish to ensure that this is reconised as gound breaking practice in Rotherham in the hope that others will develope the programme in their establishments
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Training staff with the appropriate level of Dementia Awareness including embracing all elements of Namaste
Dementia Training and Dementia Friends
Improve our understanding of Dementia
Judge each staff group and assess training requirements – access training though RMBC Bronze to Platinum dementia training
Ensure that Dementia Awareness training is a mandatory requirement of all staffs training requirements at a suitable level appropriate for the role of each employee.
Ensure that the principles of behaviour as a means of communication are acknowledged and understood by all
Ensure all staff have a sound knowledge of the Namsaste programme
Ensure all staff sign up as dementia friends and encourage them to cascade their knowledge into the surrounding community and their own net works
Have a dementia Friends champion to cascade and sustain the dementia friend commitment
- Being implemented
Dementia Friendly Enviroments
Assess all areas to maximise on use of knowledge about dementia friendly environments
Reference Stirling virtual care home for ideas and guidance
Information For Relatives
Plan a Dementia Awareness session for relatives