Specialist Dementia Care
Living or caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging, frustrating and emotionally draining but can also be amazingly fulfilling. Dementia can affect any family member or loved one. Therefore, this will mean a lot of lifestyle choices and new supportive relationships need to be built to help reduce the symptoms of dementia and improve the quality of life for your loved one with properly applied dementia care and support. Living with dementia can have big emotional, social and psychological impacts on a person but its how you adjust to these lifestlye changes to support a person suffering from dementia that is important to a carer to try improve and better the patient standard of living. Soma healthcare can help advise and support the family and your loved one with our expert carers who are specially trained in dementia care services to help to tackle the day to day struggles and challenges.
Soma Healthcare Dementia Care
Here at Soma healthcare we completely understand all the negative and positive factors that come with supporting someone with dementia, knowing the care and attention that they will need on a daily basis. We can help support you and your loved ones by providing expert carers specially trained in care for dementia sufferers. Soma healthcare’s dementia care specialist understand that each patient is unique and will have the expert training to adapt to there needs making the dementia sufferer feel safe and comfortable. Our dementia care services look to build on the existing relationships already present in the dementia patients life. We know that creating a positive social environment can have a positive impact as these relations can help make a person with dementia still feel valued bt there loved one and not secluded. Soma healthcare know that the dementia care we provide has to be tailored to the specific person as no two patients are the same. It is crucial for carers to understand the impact the condition is having on that person; how they might think, and how they feel. These aspects will affect how the person behaves and each person and the care they require is unique therfore seeing things from there perspective will give you a better understanding of the dementia care that they require.
What is Dementia?
Dementia is not a singular condition or illness it is in fact a group name for progressive diseases such as Alzheimer’s and vascular disease that affect the brain. Dementia is the collective general term for these progressive conditions causing a decline in mental ability and clarity which are seriously affecting the persons day to day life. The brain consists of billions of neurones, these communicate with each other through chemical signals. If you suffer from dementia the neurones in the brain are damaged affecting the messages that are sent as they can not be sent efficiently, this therfore effects all functions of the body.
Soma Healthcare recognise that Dementia sufferers across all stages of the condition will struggle with everyday activities which used to be simple before, so it is essential to make sure that they have a tailored and expert dementia carer meeting there needs and requirements. We look to make the person suffering from dementia feel as comfortable as possible support them in there own home to try bring back a level of independence to their life.
What are the Symptoms of Dementia?
There are many subtle things to look out for if you think that a loved one may be suffering from or may have early signs of dementia. Soma healthcare recognise every person is different and so are the effects of dementia on a person. Each dementia sufferer’s situation and condition can be affected by several circumstances such as; an individual’s personality, general health and social situation all affect the impact of dementia on a person.
- Symptons of Dementia Include:
- Difficulty remembering recent events
- Hard to follow conversations or programmes
- Repeating the same stories
- Anxious, Depressed or angry about forgetfulness
- Loss of confidence
- Feeling confused in familiar environments
- Loss of independence
- Difficulty talking, reading and writing
- Loss of social roles and relationships
To find out more information about Dementia care or any of our Health Care Services in the London area and surrounding counties, why not get in touch today!
Call us on 0207 093 4710 or fill in our contact form.
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