Our dementia services help people with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia to stay independent.
Affordable and tailored to individual needs, our services aim to improve quality of life by:
- reducing confusion
- encouraging social interaction
- restoring self-esteem
- regaining basic life skills
- having fun.
All our services are based on current research by our dedicated dementia centre, Housing 21 Dementia Voice, so rest assured that your friend or relative is getting the best care possible.
Our dementia day care services offer support seven days a week providing activities and care in a friendly and stimulating environment.
The day centres provide a relaxed and safe setting with a structured activity programme, which includes both group and one-to-one sessions.
- arts and crafts
- cognitive stimulation therapy - for people with mild to moderate dementia which involves sessions of themed activities to stimulate and engage.
- computers - allows service users to develop computer skills to contact friends and engage in interests that would otherwise be hard for them to pursue.
- cookery classes
- exercise and games
- music appreciation and participation
- outings and picnics
- reminiscence groups and life histories
- sensory group work.
These activities offer an enjoyable way in which to meet new people and take part in a variety of activities.
For further information, please download our Day Centre Guide.
Dementia voice nurse
End of life care is rarely available for people with dementia. The dementia voice nurse meets this need by helping people with dementia to die at home with dignity.
The dementia voice nurse will:
- support people with dementia
- help family carers who struggle with little or no nursing back up
- provide palliative nurse input to manage health issues such as pain, incontinence, stress and anxiety
- coordinate a support system to help the family cope during the patients illness and into their own bereavement
- work with local service providers.
This service is currently available in Westminster, London. For further information on the service please contact Morejoy Saineti on 0207 641 7694.
Home care plus
Home care plus delivers one-to-one support and care to older people with dementia allowing them to stay at home.
The service offers:
- practical help
- personal care
- links to services, family and friends
- help to pursue hobbies and leisure activities at home and in the community
- regular visits whilst someone is in hospital or respite care.
Home care plus is provided by our Tresham Day Centre in Westminster.
Available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, our respite services help carers of people with Alzheimer's and dementia to:
- go to work
Our respite services are provided through:
- attending a day centre, or
- home based respite, provided in Westminster by the Carers' Dementia Support Service.
Our staff are carefully matched to carers so there is a strong relationship between support workers, family carers and the person with dementia.
Please contact us, for more information on any of the above services:
Tel: 0370 192 4000
Westminster dementia services
Westminster dementia services provides a comprehensive care and support service for people with dementia in the London Borough of Westminster. Services include:
- Community care team - working with people with dementia in their own homes and in the local community
- Carers' dementia support services - providing home-based respite to carers of people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia
- Home care plus - delivering person-centred support and care to older people with dementia either at home or out and about
- Day centre - providing a day care service.
Download a copy of 'Living well with Dementia The Westminster Guide'.