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Live-in Care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s

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Our Approach

We understand that by providing specialist person-centred dementia care the quality of life for you and your family and friends can be significantly enhanced. Each plan of care is bespoke and tailored to your unique requirements and we undertake reviews of your care plan as and when your needs change. Feedback shows that this approach makes a real difference, especially with helping you retain a good level of independence and your previous hobbies and interests.

Although some symptoms are common to many people with dementia, each person’s experience of the illness will be different.

All of our care and support workers complete the nationally recognised ‘Common Induction Standards’, which include the basic principles of dementia care. Specific client needs-led training is taught by internal and external trainers and/or healthcare professionals. In addition to this, Agincare has an internal ‘Dementia Care Pathway’ training programme in place. Included are the following topics:

  • Person-centred dementia care
  • Effects on feelings and behaviours
  • Mental capacity and deprivation of liberty safeguards
  • Behaviour that challenge
  • Supporting and working with families and friends

Our Training Department works closely with our Group Quality Manager, as well as local and national organisations, to continually appraise and enhance our training portfolio.

Agincare are proud to be a Dementia Friend, providing specialist dementia care across the country through our Person First Dementia Care service. We are able to care for individuals of all ages with all conditions that fall under the umbrella term of ‘dementia’.

Live-in Care Case Studies

We could not believe that there was a service that could provide support so quickly. We were so surprised when we were told about it. We usually have to fight to get support, but this was so easy. She (the support worker) has been fantastic and made such a difficult time easier. She is such a hard worker and my Mother (Mrs Hammond) told me that she is wonderful. If she says that, it is high praise indeed.

We could not believe that there was a service that could provide support so quickly. We were so surprised when we were told about it. We usually have to fight to get support, but this was so easy. She (the support worker) has been fantastic and made such a difficult time easier. She is such a hard worker and my Mother (Mrs Hammond) told me that she is wonderful. If she says that, it is high praise indeed.

Mrs H lives at home. She is a poorly lady with long-term health needs and mild confusion and requires assistance in all aspects of daily living. Her primary carer was her husband. Mrs H was also supported by the Portsmouth reablement team attached to the hospital to enable her as far as possible.

We could not believe that there was a service that could provide support so quickly. We were so surprised when we were told about it. We usually have to fight to get support, but this was so easy. She (the support worker) has been fantastic and made such a difficult time easier. She is such a hard worker and my Mother (Mrs Hammond) told me that she is wonderful. If she says that, it is high praise indeed.

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