Mindy wanted to get out more and take part in activities to keep her mind active; she enjoys sewing, knitting and baking. Mindy has vascular dementia and had already has a referral dealt with and concluded successfully.
However six months later Mindy’s daughter rang to refer her mother who had deteriorated quite significantly. When the Staying Well worker made an initial visit it was clear that the family were at breaking point and Mindy’s partner was struggling as well.
Connections were made with Alzheimer’s society and social clubs for Both Mindy’s mum and her partner. After some persuading Mindy has her care needs met in the morning by Social Care and has one day a week day care too. She’s even started going to social clubs with her son in law.
“It’s so lovely that you keep in touch, thanks”. Mindy’s daughter