We're committed to delivering quality dementia care
Dementia affects different people in different ways, which is why we tailor your loved one’s care to their unique needs. Every care home colleague receives experiential dementia training to enhance their understanding of what it may be like to live with dementia. Our Dementia Champions ensure teams are working to the highest standards.
We work with academic partners to ensure everything we do is informed by the latest research. We employ some of the UK’s most respected dementia experts to drive innovation in everything from the food and dining experience to finding new ways to empower residents to have maximum control over their daily life and environment.
Our teams spend time getting to know your loved one, offering each resident a unique care plan based on their individual needs and desires.Read more
We work with experts to create safe spaces to the latest dementia standards that help residents live as independently as possible.Read more
Our people are supported with bespoke development programmes and expert dementia training to help them deliver high-quality care.Read more
Dementia affects more than the individual living with the disease, and we aim to support whole families through their dementia journeys in any way we can.Read more
Many of our care homes offer namaste care to residents living with dementia. Namaste sessions are run by trained carers and provide special, uninterrupted one-to-one time for people with complex dementia needs.Read more
If you or a loved one have questions about a dementia diagnosis, you’re not alone. Learn about the signs and symptoms of dementia, tips for dealing with changing behaviors and advice on the support available through the links below.
The symptoms of dementia vary from person to person and depend on the type of dementia your loved one has. As well as memory loss, common signs include difficulty concentrating and struggling to communicate.Read more
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. We work closely with families to provide care that helps older people living with Alzheimer’s to continue living as independently as possible, so they have full and meaningful lives.Read more
From the moment you receive an early diagnosis to learning to live well with dementia, we’re here to support you every step of the way. That’s why we’ve produced ‘One step at a time’, a video guide to navigating dementia.Watch now
Continuing to engage someone living with dementia through hobbies and interests can keep them active, improve communication and help you find new ways of connecting.Read more
Explore more tips about caring for a loved one with dementia in our help and advice articles.Read more
From the moment you receive a diagnosis to learning to live well with dementia, we’re here to support you every step of the way. That’s why we’ve produced...
Learn about the practical next steps to take after receiving an early dementia diagnosis, from planning for the future to finding sources of support.
Your loved one’s financial situation and their needs will affect the cost of care. Care UK can also do a needs assessment for you and arrange a financial assessment. Read more about what affects cost.
There is no one answer, as dementia is different for different people. If you are worried about your loved one’s safety, it may be time to look at care options. Read more about finding the right care.
Care UK homes are built to the latest dementia standards, and team members are passionate about creating a safe, homely and easily understood environment. Read more about dementia friendly environments.