No one wants to be admitted to hospital. But if you have dementia, a hospital stay is not only distressing, it can lead to a rapid decline in their overall health and wellbeing. Research reveals a distinct deterioration in the physical and mental health of a person with dementia both during and after a hospital admission. If you are currently caring for a loved one with dementia, we doubt this come as much as a surprise. After all an unfamiliar hospital environment is likely to cause acute anxiety and could lead to depression and withdrawal.
We know how this feels we have been here ourselves and have the necessary skills and experience to sensitively support your loved one adjust to being back home upon discharge from hospital. We can provide practical, emotional, and physical support following discharge for how every long is needed for the person to feel settled back at home and living the same qualitative life they did before admission.