Bluebird Care Croydon
Bluebird Care Croydon is a leading homecare and live in care agency. We believe that care matters and we are committed to providing the highest quality homecare in Croydon so that our customers can remain in their own homes. We deliver homecare and support services to the London Borough of Croydon area, including Coulsdon, Purley, Kenley, Sanderstead, Shirley, Selsdon, Croydon, Thornton Heath, Norbury, SE25, SE19 and Addington. We work alongside families and individuals to tailor our services to help our customers stay in control of their own care for as long as they are able to. Delivering the very best homecare is our passion, and we strive to achieve this every day.
- 12 September 2019
- Care, Domiciliary Care, Social Care
- Local Alliances:
- Croydon 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?
Bluebird Care know that caring for someone with dementia at home can be demanding and challenging. Dementia symptoms grow worse over time, and there’s no way to predict how quickly the disease will progress or exactly how behaviour will change.
Managing basic activities of daily living like eating, talking, sleeping, dressing and finding things to do can be hard not only for the person but also for the family, especially as the disease becomes more severe..
We are committed to helping people live well with dementia and this is done though training our staff and promoting the dementia friends programme. As Director Dean Slade is a dementia champion.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Bluebird Care Croydon meet the challange of supporting people with dementia by providing experienced staff to help maintain quality of life while remaining in your own home.Bluebird Care Croydon care worker, Tracy Mnasfield was winner of the Dementia Award at the 2017 London Care Awards..
We create a specialised dementia care plans . This might include:
Reminding or helping to take medicines Support with bathing and/or dressing Help to establish a regular exercise routine to improve mood and mobility and to strengthen muscles, helping you to be involved in social activities. The use of memory aids and technology to ensure peoople are safe and living with dignity and respect. .
Dementia Friends Sessions
Bluebird Care Croydon plan to run a series of Dementia Friends sessions from October 19 through 2020. The focus will be to Bluebird Care staff, customers and customers famalies and friends.
- Being implemented