Dementia Care


Chiltern Home Care feels that it is very important that people with dementia are treated with respect. A person with dementia is still a unique and valuable human being, despite their illness.

Chiltern Home Care looks at ways that we can help the the client to feel valued and good about themselves.

When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they often feel vulnerable and in need of reassurance and support. The people closest to them - including their carers, health and social care professionals, friends and family - need to do everything they can to help the person to retain their sense of identity and feelings of self-worth.

Helping the person feel valued

The person with dementia needs to feel respected and valued for who they are now, as well as for who they were in the past.

There are many things that the people around them can do to help, including:

Dementia care is the fastest growing need in the home care industry. Our experienced carers can help clients with the many daily tasks affected by loss of memory. We are committed to providing support and resources to our clients and their families, to help them understand this process and access the services they need to continue the best possible quality of life.

We support and work closely with specialised local community service providers such as Parkinson’s, Stroke and Alzheimer’s Societies.

Our trusted carers can assist with:

•       Support to ease the difficulties caused by dementia
•       Maintaining a safe environment
•       Managing challenging behaviours
•       Communication
•       Providing stimulating games and activities
•       Assisting with activities and tasks
•       Creating opportunities for social interaction
•       Personal care, dressing and grooming