Dementia Care Navigators promote self-confidence to increase a person's sense of health and wellbeing. They can help to improve your quality of life, maintain independence and support individuals and the family of those who have had a diagnosis of Dementia and those who have not.
What happens when you are visited by a Dementia Care Navigator?
A Dementia Care Navigator can visit you and a family member, either in your own home or a place convenient to you. They will take the time to listen to what is important to you and help you navigate the health, social care system and memory services.
Together a plan can be agreed which will provide tailored and creative solutions to your daily challenges.
Dementia Care Navigators will offer:
- Support to do the things you can achieve.
- Support to do the things you would like to achieve.
- Support to access the things you can't do for yourself.
A Dementia Care Navigator can help you:
- Be an emotional support through challenging times, for you and your family
- Support to access social and community activities
- Access domestic support and help around the home
- Advice on falls prevention around the home
- Home safety, including fitting minor aids and equipment
- Welfare and Benefits (including ensuring you're accessing all the support to which you're entitled)
- Support through other challenges personal to you
- Be an on going point of contact for yourself and the family around you
- Be a support for you and your family with or without a dementia diagnosis
- Signpost you’re to relevant services
- Work alongside Adult Social Care where required
- Work alongside The Memory Service where required
To find out more, or to make a referral please:
To find out more, or to make a referral please: Give us a call on (01983) 525282 or email us using the button to the right