Caring for a person with dementia can be emotionally and physically challenging. There are various options open to you to get some additional support, and it’s important that you find the right type of help for you and the person with dementia.
Considering a care home for a person with dementia
Looking after someone with dementia can be challenging, and there may come a time when you are unable to look after them at home anymore; or it is in everyone’s interests that residential care is considered.
Admiral Nurses are dementia specialist nurses who provide the compassionate one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions that help families face dementia with more confidence. This leaflet has been written by Admiral Nurses to help you understand the issue of capacity.
We know that living with dementia can be a hard and lonely experience. We have a range of information available on our website to help advise and support, as well as our Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline