Dementia Care

Our home is meant to give individuals with dementia a safe, caring, and welcoming environment to call their own. Our Dementia Care Team members have all undergone thorough, specialised training in dealing with all aspects and levels of memory impairment. Our staff has undergone intensive training to ensure that each individual is treated with the utmost care and respect while staying with us here at Oakdene Care Home.

Our Activity Coordinators continuously meet or exceed resident expectations, collaborating with dementia residents and their loved ones to identify activities and therapies that are appropriate for their particular requirements and to help them thrive the best they can. Daily planned activities improve social and mental stimulation and interaction, as well as relieve any frustrations and tensions associated with dementia.

What is Dementia Care?

Dementia is a condition that affects several aspects of cognition, including speech and memory functions. With the correct care and support, people living with dementia can continue to live their lives to the fullest, while our team members support them to maintain their sense of self and independence for as long as possible. Oakdene Care Home recognises that no two people with dementia are alike and that although some may only require modest support with everyday supplementary activities, others may require significantly more. Our Dementia Care is customised to each person, and our home and staff create the ideal atmosphere for people to live a happy and fulfilled life.

Our Approach to Dementia Care

Our teams have undergone extensive dementia care training, and we take pride in the fact that we can provide each patient with the highest level of care and respect possible. We continually strive to provide services to our residents that help each individual to attain their best potential and live a happy and comfortable life. Regularly planned activities help social and mental stimulation and engagement, as well as resolve any frustrations and tensions connected with dementia. Our home was built with thoughtfully designed areas and an understanding of the need for comfort and familiarity, as well as practical features like en-suite bedrooms and an appreciation for the worth of particular household objects.

When is Dementia Care Necessary?

Dementia can bring a variety of challenges to those who live with it and those who care for them on a daily basis. Dementia is a progressive syndrome, which means that the person with dementia will require more support and care as time goes on. Dementia If a person’s Dementia has progressed to the point that they require more guidance and support than can be provided at home, they will need care from a care home. With the support of family and loved ones, the team here at Oakdene crafts an authentic picture of a resident’s life, ensuring that both medical and wellness treatment is considered and encouraged.

Care Tailored To Suit You, Delivered By Care Professionals

When it comes to unrivalled levels of individualised care, our incredible team at Oakdene Care Home will be difficult to beat. We take pride in ensuring that our residents are well taken care of and that our residents always have the opportunity to live the life they want to. Two of the most important aspects of any care is ensuring the highest levels of dignity and privacy are being adhered to, and that’s something that we here at Oakdene Care Home take incredibly seriously. However, we also know that no two residents are ever the same, which is why we take so much care in putting together the perfect individualised care plan for each and every new member of the Oakdene Care Home family.

Medical Services Offered

There are plenty of medical services that are offered to our residents that aren’t included in the overall fee, but we still feel are incredibly important to have on hand just in case. In order to live with us here at Oakdene and enjoy every single day, we want our residents to feel brand new and full of life. This is why when staying with us at Oakdene Care Home, you’ll also have access to:

GP Visits

If one of our residents would like to book an appointment with the local doctor, they are more than welcome to do so. We can also book an appointment on their behalf if they are comfortable with us doing so.

Opticians

As we get older, our vision is one of the very first things to start deteriorating. At Oakdene Care Home, we can offer regular visits from local opticians to ensure that our residents’ eyesight is well and truly looked after.

Dentists

Those of our residents who seek dental care throughout their stay with us at Oakdene Care Home have access to a local dentist with whom they can book appointments and see as often as they would like to.

Physiotherapy

For an additional cost, our residents can take part in regularly physiotherapy sessions to ensure their joints and muscles are as looked after as possible. As we age, our joints and muscles can weaken, making physiotherapy all the more important to have.

Chiropodist

Residents of Oakdene Care Home will have access to a chiropodist with whom they can schedule regular appointments to cure any and all foot-related concerns. This will, however, incur an extra cost.

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A Safe Place Our Residents Love To Call Home

Providing high-quality services and facilities for each and every one of our residents here at Oakdene Care Home is key to ensuring they continue to live life the way that they want to. It’s our mission to make sure that Oakdene Care Home meets and exceeds our residents’ expectations, and ensures they receive the luxury, individualised treatment that they deserve. Every single day, we aim to offer brand new daily activities for our residents to try, as well as a vast array of in-house amenities and opportunities to excel no matter their situation in life. We encourage our residents to take a step back, relax, and rest easy in the knowledge that the incredible team here at Oakdene Care Home will always put them first.

Have A Question? Let Us Know

If you still have some unanswered questions surrounding what life at Oakdene Care Home is like, then please feel free to let us know. We’ll endeavour to get back to you as soon as we can. Send us an email at info@oakdenecare.co.uk, or give us a call on 01202 813722. We’d love to hear from you. We also recommend you fill out our Enquiry Form. A member of our friendly and qualified team will be more than happy to address your concern.