Right at Home Mid Hampshire
We provide mainly private high end care to clients in their own homes. We have a high number of clients living with dementia in their own homes. We also provide volunteer hours to dementia-related activities.
- 24 January 2017
- Local Alliances:
- Hampshire 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?
Our role is in providing warm and professional care enabling clients living with dementia to remain in their own homes with dignity and without fear of the future.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
The challenges are those experienced across the care sector – those of finding excellent care staff. Another challenge is working with some families to assist their understanding of what is
Dementia Awareness raising for staff
All staff become dementia aware and Dementia Friends as part of their induction process. Specific training is being developed for Right at Home by Jackie Poole with Affinity Training.
Enrichment of Life for clients
Ensure all clients have a Life Enrichment plan in place for their care.
Right at Home has two Life Enrichment Co-ordinators whose job it is to create life-enriching programmes of care for our clients
Encouraging staff to undertake voluntary work
Currently three company employees are regular volunteers at Eastleigh “Singing for the Brain” and Romsey Music Group
MD Nick Turner is a Dementia Friends Champion and delivers Dementia Friends talks in the community, enquiries for talks are welcomed
- Being implemented