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Living with Dementia

Support for people living with dementia.

At ACH Group all of our services are inclusive of people with cognitive impairments including dementia, as well as dementia specific services to suit individual needs and allow for choice.

ACH Group have staff with the specialist knowledge, skills and experience that enables them to offer the right advice at the right time, no matter where someone is on their journey with dementia.

Dementia is caused by a variety of diseases and injuries that affect the brain. Dementia can affect a person’s memory, thinking, behaviour and ability to perform everyday activities.

While dementia can and does have a profound effect on a person’s daily life and that of those around them, it is possible to live well with dementia in the community, at home or in residential care.

Research tells us, the key to living well with dementia is to focus on health and wellbeing and to stay socially connected in ways that suit a person’s abilities and interests.

ACH Group also has a variety of supports to assist a family member in their caring role.

What services are available? 

dementia advisory

Dementia Advisory

Concerned about a family member who has dementia or memory loss? Worried about your own memory? We can support you, your family member or friend with getting a dianogsis and accessing services, staying healthy and living well with dementia, coping with changes, modifying your home and routines to make life easier, using technology to aid memory, indepence and safety. Find out how we can help.

Carer support

Carer Support

Caring for someone living with dementia is a big responsibility. With ACH Group by your side, you can be confident to take a break, or some time out to focus on your own health and wellbeing while your loved one gets involved in 1:1 or small group experiences. We can even provide support for you in your caring role by planning a holiday for you. In-home overnight support is available through our Stay With Me service or flexible overnight care, and can be arranged in one of our residential homes.

Memory rehab

Memory Rehab

If you have a diagnosis of dementia or memory loss and want to be proactive about managing your memory changes, ACH Group’s Memory Rehab Advisory Service can help. Our experienced and skilled Occupational Therapists will work with you to maintain and enhance your brain health, independence and/or social connections.

Brain health

Brain Health Advisory

ACH Group Brain Health Advisory Service can help you keep your brain healthy and identify if there is any cause for concern. Our brain health advisors will support you with tips to stay healthy and reduce the dementia risk with advice and planning for the future.

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