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Dementia Care

At Upper Mead Care Home, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality dementia care in the serene surroundings of Henfield. Our purpose-built care home is designed to be a haven of support and comfort for residents living with dementia. With a professional care team available 24/7 and a community-focused approach, we ensure that every resident experiences an enriching and dignified life.

What is Dementia Care?

Dementia care involves specialised support for individuals living with dementia, a condition characterised by a decline in memory, thinking, and the ability to perform everyday activities. Effective dementia care goes beyond basic assistance; it includes creating a safe, stimulating environment, offering personalised activities, and maintaining emotional wellbeing. At Upper Mead, our dementia care focuses on improving the quality of life for our residents through respectful communication, engaging activities, and continuous support.

Why Choose Dementia Care at Upper Mead?

Choosing the right dementia care home is crucial for the wellbeing of your loved one. At Upper Mead Care Home, we offer a dedicated unit for dementia care that ensures each resident receives individualised attention tailored to their unique needs. Our expert team is trained in dementia care best practices, providing 24-hour support to enhance the lives of our residents.

We have designed our spaces to be both safe and stimulating, promoting cognitive functions and emotional wellbeing. Located in the heart of Henfield, Upper Mead Care Home encourages residents to explore local amenities and maintain social connections, fostering a sense of community. Additionally, our entertainment programme includes activities specifically designed to benefit the physical, mental, and cognitive health of dementia patients. This comprehensive approach ensures that residents not only receive high-quality care but also enjoy a fulfilling and enriched life.

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Dementia Care at Upper Mead Care Home in Henfield

Our care home in Henfield offers a dedicated unit for dementia care, ensuring personalised and comprehensive support. Our team is available around the clock to provide high-quality, person-centred care, focusing on maintaining the dignity and respect of our residents. This approach ensures that our residents feel valued and understood at all times.

Our purpose-built care home is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to support dementia care. From safe and comfortable living spaces to dedicated social areas, we create an environment where residents can thrive. As a specialist dementia care home, we understand the unique challenges faced by individuals with dementia. Our care plans are tailored to meet these challenges, ensuring our residents receive the best possible care.  We help residents maintain a positive outlook and emotional stability through respectful communication and engaging activities. This comprehensive support system ensures that our residents receive exceptional care and enjoy a fulfilling and enriched life.

For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact our admissions team at 01273 492 870 or Email [email protected].

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Dementia Care FAQs

What is a Dementia Care Home?

A dementia care home is a residential facility specifically designed to provide care and support for individuals living with dementia. These homes offer specialised environments, trained staff, and personalised care plans to ensure the safety, comfort, and well-being of residents.

What Makes a Good Dementia Care Home?

A good dementia care home features experienced staff trained in dementia care, ensuring they understand residents' unique needs. It provides a safe, adapted environment that minimises risks and promotes independence. Engaging activities that stimulate cognitive, physical, and social wellbeing are essential. Person-centred care plans tailored to each resident's preferences ensure individualised attention. Community involvement opportunities enhance social interactions and a sense of belonging, contributing to the residents' overall emotional wellbeing. These elements collectively create a supportive and enriching environment for those living with dementia.

When Should Someone with Dementia Go Into a Care Home?

Deciding when to move a loved one with dementia into a care home depends on several factors. Safety concerns, such as the risk of harm from wandering or falls, are crucial. Caregiver stress is also important; if the primary caregiver is overwhelmed, a care home can provide essential support. Health decline requiring constant medical attention or specialised care often necessitates this move. Lastly, consider the quality of life; if a structured, supportive environment can significantly improve their well-being, a care home may be the best choice.

How to Choose a Care Home for Dementia?

Choosing a care home for a loved one with dementia involves several steps. Research homes with a good reputation, positive reviews, and proper certifications. Visit the facilities to assess cleanliness, safety, and the environment. Observe staff interactions with residents and enquire about their training and experience. Check the care plans and activities to ensure they meet your loved one’s needs. Finally, select a home that promotes a sense of community and social engagement.

At Upper Mead Care Home, we provide high-quality dementia care that respects the dignity and individuality of each resident. Contact us to learn more.

Life at Upper Mead

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    Private Courtyard

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Upper Mead Care Home
Fabians Way
West Sussex

[email protected]01273 492 870
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