Dementia is a group of related symptoms that may include; memory loss, thinking speed, understand, judgement / problem solving or language. It is a common condition particularly prevalent in the over 65 age group. The severity of the condition has a wide scale, but most people with it will need live- in care help and home help if they are to remain their own home. 

Dementia has many different stages and it affects in different ways. Types of Dementia include:

Alzheimer disease.

This is the most common form of dementia in the UK. People with Alzheimer can struggle with memory loss, mood changes and problems communication and reasoning and often the feel vulnerable and helpless. Although it can seem alike a challenging issue to face, with the right professional live-in care and support those with it can still enjoy an active, happy and fulfilling life in their own home.

self-worth. With an experienced Extra mole specialist in place, you know your loved –one will be given all the help they need with their everyday living and will be treated with aspect, understand and compassion.
Living with dementia can make you feel vulnerable as the condition progresses. At extra mile home care, we are here to give full support and help you to continue living in your own home for as long as possible. If you cannot remember how to do certain things, do not worry our experienced staff are here to work with and guide you.

Our staff are trained and experienced in offering good customer services by:

  • Offering understanding and reassurance to our clients. We understand that sometimes someone with dementia might find it difficult to process and understand information, our staff are here to guide you through this.
  • Being aware of the environment, this can sometimes make people with dementia uneasy.
  • Communicating clearly, recognising body language and physical contact, listening

Vascular dementia

 This occurs due to lack of oxygen supply to the brain due to vascular disease. Brain cells care likely to die and this can cause the symptoms of vascular dementia. The symptoms may be sudden following a stroke, or over time through a series of small strokes.

Fronto- temporal dementia

In this types of dementia damage is usually focussed in the front part of the brain, personality and behaviour are more affected than memory.

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