Dementia CareThe term ‘care’ encompasses everything from a few hours of companionship, someone to help with personal care tasks that have become a little difficult to full time care.
There are a number of ways professional support can enhance your life with dementia. Sometimes it is enough to have a few ‘gadgets’, such as Telecare, around the home which are monitored remotely to make you feel safe. We have grouped ‘care’ into sections and you can search on these links by postcode for providers near your location.
Care In The Comfort Of Your Own Home
Homecare is a website that details all the At Home Care Services in a chosen location. It acts as a kind of ‘Trip Advisor’ by rating services based on customer feedback and reviews.
Follow the link for all services in Swansea. Note that these are not filtered for dementia services, as that feature is not currently available. There are very few care services in Swansea that specialise in dementia Care at home.
Care Home is a website that details all the Care Homes in a chosen location. It acts as a ‘Trip Advisor’ and rates the service based on customer feedback and reviews. Use the following link to show Dementia Specific Care Homes in Swansea.
Choosing a care home for a loved one with dementia is an important decision. The home you choose must have everything you or your relative need, be in a suitable location and be at an affordable price. This free guide includes tips on finding a care home and a checklist of questions to ask when looking for a care home.
Live In Care
Live in Care service are provided by a hand full of private national companies that operate in Swansea. They employ trained and experienced carer that move into your loved one’s home to provide all the personal, social and emotional care that they might need. This allows your loved one to remain in their own home and community, where they are most comfortable and happy. It also provides you with peace of mind, knowing that they are safe and well cared for 24 hours a day.
Paying for Care In A Nursing Or Residential Home
For people thinking of moving into a residential care home or nursing home, the City and County of Swansea has provided a large resource of documents and advice about paying for care. These documents explain the process of accessing care and nursing homes either through the authority or privately. The information covers residential homes run by the City and County of Swansea, and independently run residential and nursing homes, but not nursing care provided by the Health Service.
You will also find information regarding how you can get help with the cost of care, savings, deferred payments and ownership of your own home.