Professional CAREGivers

We pride ourselves on being specialists in dementia care - and this is why we offer specialist dementia training to our CAREGivers.

City & Guilds-accredited dementia training

The City & Guilds-accredited Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias CARE: Changing Ageing through Research and Education® programme is available to all Home Instead CAREGivers.

 Wherever you are on the journey, Home Instead can help in a dramatic and positive way. CARE: Changing Ageing Through Research and Education (“CARE”) is a unique research-based training approach for Home Instead’s Professional CAREGivers. Designed by renowned experts in the field of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care, the approach focuses on personalising the care experience and looks at practical ways of dealing with some of the most common issues associated with dementia. Our Professional CAREGivers use techniques to help keep your loved one engaged in life, and are trained to understand and reduce behaviour that is a sign of unhappiness. So you can be assured your loved one is being cared for by a trusted professional who is up to date with the latest in Alzheimer's education and home care techniques,

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Professional CAREGivers are trained to:

  • Create social interaction
  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Manage changing behaviours
  • Provide meaningful activities
  • Provide nutritious meals
  • Supervise daily activities

Professional CAREGivers can also provide assistance with enhancing and restoring the simple pleasures of life, such as a walk in the park, a ride in the car to get ice cream or spending time in the garden. These elder care activities are proven to maximise abilities and independence. The best place for a person with memory loss is in familiar surroundings, and almost 2,000 families like yours have trusted Home Instead to provide one-on-one home care for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. For more information contact your local office.