‘The start of a new chapter’ – Cheltenham care home launch new dementi
A care home in Cheltenham has launched a unique video guide to support people whose loved ones have been diagnosed with dementia.
A poll of 2,000 adults carried out by Care UK, which operates Sandfields, on St George’s Road, found over two thirds of British adults (67%) admitted they felt they should know more about dementia.
Launched in response, the guide – One step at a time – A video guide to navigating dementia – is the first of its kind and is split into three sections: Dealing with a dementia diagnosis, Living well with dementia and Supporting the carer. It is the eighth guide to be released by Care UK, following the success of its predecessors – but the first to be available in video format.
Tapping into more than 40 years of experience providing care for people living with dementia, the videos include detailed explanations and practical advice from Care UK’s experts, including Head of Nursing, Care and Dementia, Suzanne Mumford, Managers and team members from care homes across the country, plus residents’ families and carers.
To celebrate the launch, Sandfields is inviting the community to its Forget Me Not Café at John Lewis, in the town centre, from 3pm-4pm on Wednesday 31st May. Families and carers of loved ones living with dementia will be able to meet like-minded members of the community, share experiences and gain valuable advice from experts in dementia care.
St George’s Rd, Cheltenham, Bristol GL50 3EL
Wed 31 May