Spotlight on……Dementia

Spotlight on……Dementia

September sees Care Support joining partners to celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month. World Alzheimer’s Month is in its fourth year and awareness raising events will be taking place worldwide. This year, the theme is ‘Remember Me’. Supporting people with dementia to...
Care Support makes its pledge to the Social Care Commitment

Care Support makes its pledge to the Social Care Commitment

Care Support has shown its dedication to excellent care by signing up to a national Department of Health scheme. The Social Care Commitment initiative is the adult social care sector’s promise to provide people who need care and support with high quality services. The...
Elsie’s Story

Elsie’s Story

End of Life Care…Elsie’s Story Elsie lived with her husband in extra care and was diagnosed with liver cancer. As Elsie’s health deteriorated, her husband could not cope with supporting Elsie alone and requested additional support from Social Services. Care Support...
Robert’s Story

Robert’s Story

Attention to detail…Robert’s Story Robert is living with dementia and is often confused. The 86-year-old, who is supported by his niece, frequently forgets where his apartment is. To help with this, Care Support staff worked together with his niece to come up with a...
Colin’s Story

Colin’s Story

Self-determination and Choice…Colin’s Story Colin is tetraplegic following a spinal injury. He has no family support and was referred to Care Support’s extended care facility. The 61-year-old often became suicidal and has made suicide attempts. Two years ago he put in...