Dementia Support Worker ServiceMay 14 2014
Dementia Support Workers help people with dementia, carers and families to improve understanding of dementia, maintain their independence, improve their sense of well-being and take control of their own lives.
Dementia Support Workers:
- provide one-one support in the person’s home
- provide information on the behavioural changes a person with dementia may experience and offer a range of techniques and strategies that may help
signpost to other relevant support
support people to make informed decisions about legal and future care arrangements
provide information about benefits available
work in partnership with other statutory and voluntary services.