When a loved one is suffering from early signs of dementia, it can be a very daunting time for all who care for them.
This is something which affects millions of people throughout the world and the figure is likely to rise over the next few years. By 2025, the forecast is for the total number of sufferers to be around 1 million in the UK alone.
The question is, how would you know what to do for your loved one who is showing early signs of the condition?
The first step is to understand the type of dementia we are dealing with as this will dictate the kind of care needed in order to minimise the trauma experienced by the sufferer. It will also establish the care options available giving you time to prepare accordingly.
We at Dunley Hall specialise in Dementia Care in the West Midlands as we understand only too well, the needs of dementia sufferers and how to make their lives as pleasant and normal as possible.
It certainly doesn’t mean their lives are over just because of this condition. Far from it.
Over the years, treatment of this condition has improved enormously as there are many options available from medication to simply slow symptoms down to straight forward lifestyle changes. Together with support for the families around, people living with the condition can lead normal lives knowing there are people there to make the whole journey easier.
At Dunley Hall, our Dementia Care Home in the West Midlands has many Dementia sufferers, all of whom ahve varying stages of the condition. This has certainly not hindered their overall enjoyment of life in any way as our dedicated specialist staff ensure they are supported and respected as if it were their very own family