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Dementia Care

Struan Lodge Care Home provides Dementia Care for those living with dementia. Within our care home, we foster a blended living environment where residents become one cohesive family, all while receiving top-tier intimate care. Our residents enjoy full access to outstanding facilities and our team delivers personalised care around the clock, seven days a week. With staff engagement and a limited number of residents, we prioritise one-on-one support, whether it’s addressing care needs or facilitating daily activities. Our care home is designed to provide a caring, welcoming and safe environment and our Activity Coordinators go above and beyond, collaborating with dementia residents and their loved ones to identify activities and therapies that are appropriate for their specific needs and to help them thrive. Daily activities improve social and mental stimulation and interaction, as well as relieve any frustrations and tensions associated with dementia.

What is Dementia Care?

Dementia is a condition that affects people in a variety of ways but most commonly causes memory loss, behaviour problems and speech difficulty. With the correct care and support, such as from dementia care homes and nursing homes, people living with a dementia diagnosis can continue to live their lives to the fullest, while staff helps them maintain their sense of self and independence for as long as possible.

Struan Lodge Care Home recognises that the symptoms people living with dementia experience vary from person to person, meaning they need to be supported in different ways. Our Dementia Care is personalised to each resident, and we place a great focus on building relationships with each individual to ensure they are receiving the most effective care and support for their overall wellbeing.

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Dementia Care at Struan Lodge Care Home

Our staff has the experience and training to deliver dementia support and care to a high standard, and we are proud to provide each resident with the highest level of care and respect possible. Our care home has been built with thoughtfully designed areas and an understanding of the need for comfort and familiarity, as well as practical features like en-suite wet rooms, clear signage, and contrasting colours.

Through around-the-clock care, encouragement and support, and regularly planned activities, we can help those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease to improve their social and mental stimulation and interaction, as well as address any frustrations and tensions associated with their condition.

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What You’ll Find at Struan Lodge

Our commitment to our residents’ comfort, convenience, and unique needs is evident in the careful design of our care home, which incorporates a variety of facilities and services.

Nurse Call Systems

Personalised Care Plans

Profiling Beds

GP Visits

Optician Visits

Dentist Visits

Chiropodist Visits

Access to Healthcare

Dementia Care FAQs

Before residents join our Struan Lodge Care Home community, we make it a priority to schedule a consultation. This meeting involves our Home Manager, the prospective resident, and their loved ones, ensuring we gain a comprehensive understanding of their unique needs. We engage in a collaborative process to grasp their daily routines, interests, and preferences, all of which are thoughtfully integrated into their care plan.

At Struan Lodge Care Home, we take great pride in our person-centered approach to care. Our primary objective is to support residents in maintaining their independence and dignity while assuring them that we are here to provide assistance whenever it is needed.

We are dedicated to the continuous training and development of our staff. In particular, our dementia care team receives ongoing training to stay current with the latest advancements in dementia care and support. Our teams are equipped with both experience and knowledge, enabling them to deliver effective care to our residents with dementia.

This encompasses a wide range of services, including support with various activities, therapeutic interventions, effective communication strategies, assistance with mobility, medication management, and personal care.

 

Struan Lodge Care Home offers a diverse activities programme designed to cater to all our residents. This programme includes both group and one-on-one activities and therapies, ensuring a range of options for everyone. We regularly host arts and crafts sessions, provide music therapy, engage in reminiscence activities and sensory activities.

These carefully chosen activities and therapies are all aimed at supporting the physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being of our residents, including those who may be living with dementia.

Person-centred Care at a Care Home in Edinburgh

Our care home in Edinburgh is proud to provide a range of quality care services. We firmly believe that each resident should be able to receive excellent care and have the opportunity to indulge in their hobbies, pursue their interests, and form new connections.

Contact Us

Struan Lodge Care Home
54 Balgreen Avenue
Edinburgh
EH12 5SU

0131 337 7477manager@struanlodgecare.comBook a TourDownload a Brochure

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