An individual session tailored to support the needs of your friend or relative living with dementia. Delivered by a member of the dementia skills team either in your own home or other suitable venue. It can include one family member/friend or a group of family and friends. The session is up to 3 hours in duration and will support you to understand the impact of dementia on your relative, taking into account their life history and personality. It will help you develop approaches that will enhance the care that is already being provided.
Dementia coaching can include:
- Personalised coaching in the home, focusing on your own experiences, challenges and needs as a carer of a person with dementia.
- Support and advice for individual carers or family groups to help you make the changes necessary to care for someone with dementia.
- Practical advice to make the home safer and more comfortable and relaxed for everyone