Tamar Care Services Southwest Ltd

Dementia and Alzheimer's Support

Some facts about dementia

Fact 1

It is thought that by 2015, 850,000 people in the UK will have been diagnosed with dementia. This number will rise to over 1 million by 2021

Fact 2

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 62% of people diagnosed. There are many more forms of it - such as vascular & Lewy Bodys

Fact 3

Symptoms include memory loss, confusion, problems with speech and understanding

Fact 4

The total number of new cases worldwide each year is around 10 million, suggesting a person is diagnosed every 3 seconds; total cases could increase to 152 million by 2050

Dementia and Alzheimer's Support

How we can help support you or your loved one

  • Memory Activities - Encouraging activities such as reading, looking at photographs, reminiscing, playing favourite games
  • Personal Hygiene - Assisting to maintain personal and domestic hygiene
  • Nutritional Support - Providing help with cooking, shopping and menu planning to ensure a healthy, balanced diet
  • Medicine & Prescriptions - Accompanying you to medical appointments, collecting prescriptions and medication assistance
  • Social Activities - We can help with attendance and participation in social activities and hobbies
  • Carer Respite - Sometimes, even our primary carers need some time off; we can take over temporarily to give them some time off to recuperate

Tamar Care Services are 'Dementia Friends'

We support the national and local work of the Alzheimer's Society in creating communities that are knowledgeable and supportive of our friends and neighbours that have dementia. We are 'Dementia Friends' and Kerry is also a 'Dementia Champion' - helping to educate and involve others in understanding dementia and how we can support people to lead fulfilling lives - this is something that we care very much about on both a personal and professional level. 

There is a wealth of information available at www.alzheimers.org.uk or talk to us today

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