Dementia care involves providing specialised support and compassion to older persons living with cognitive decline, helping them navigate daily life, manage challenges, and maintain a sense of dignity and well-being in a secure and understanding environment.
What we do
Our services are designed to create a compassionate and supportive environment for older persons with dementia, enhancing their quality of life and helping them and their families navigate the challenges associated with the condition.
We develop individualised care plans that address the specific needs and preferences of each resident with dementia. This is completed by our multi-disciplinary team, who assist in managing challenging behaviors and providing appropriate interventions.
Our professional team regularly implement ativities that engage the senses to promote relaxation and cognitive function. These promote cognitive function and mental well-being. Further, we are continuously looking at improving our techniques and strategies to assist with memory recall and enhance communication as per global standards.
Our professional carers help with tasks such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and eating.
We organise recreational and leisure activities that cater to our residents interests and capabilities. These activities are aimed at increasing social engagement and reducing isolation. Our wellness coordinator encourages regular exercises to maintain physical well-being of all our residents.
Our dietician oversees meal planning and our catering partner provides balanced, nutritious meals tailored to the specific dietary needs and preferences of each individual. This includes offering customised meal options such as finger foods.
We maintain a supportive and engaging environment to combat feelings of loneliness and isolation, promoting social interactions and emotional well-being. Our staff are trained to provide companionship, empathy, and emotional reassurance.
We inform families about their loved one’s well-being and any important updates, and further offer guidance to family members on understanding and coping with dementia.
We ensure the proper administration of medication as per schedules.
Our care staff ensure round-the-clock care and support to meet changing needs
Our secure environment is accessed controlled to allow residents freedom of the gardens and communal areas. revent wandering and accidents. We improve resident safety by modifying living spaces to reduce fall risks and providing assistance to prevent accidents.
At Nazareth Care, we only have one specialised dementia care facility, Nazareth House Cape Town: The Villa. Care ratios in The Villa are dependent on the acuity level of the resident and the personalized care plan.
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