Jackie Pool, world-renowned dementia specialist and Director of Memory Care at Sunrise Senior Living UK, gives us her top tips on speaking to someone living with dementia about Coronavirus:
Peter is a regular volunteer but hasn’t been visiting lately due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The team look forward to welcoming him back soon.
Lorna is a regular volunteer but hasn’t been visiting lately due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The team look forward to welcoming her back soon.
Marion is a regular volunteer but hasn’t been visiting lately due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The team look forward to welcoming her back soon.
Jill and Alan Burgess, both residents at Sunrise of Eastbourne, have recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Ron Catton has been a resident at Sunrise of Solihull for eight years. On 22nd May, he turned 100.
Residents in the dedicated Memory Care Neighbourhood at Sunrise of Fleet have created individual, personalised postcards as part of a project with Creative Minds.
As we celebrate Nurses Day 2020, we spoke to Annie Webber, Senior Director of Care and Quality at Sunrise Senior Living UK, about her nursing career.
We continue to monitor the situation on a daily basis, following public health advice. We've a detailed set of criteria to inform when an individual home can be reopened safely to limited visiting either by families of existing residents or by potential new residents who may want to view one of our homes. The majority of our homes are open for admissions.
As part of our approach to reopening for visitors, we'll be operating in a very different way. To minimise the risk of infection we've produced a safety guide.
We'll continue to follow public health advice to determine when visits will return to normal and will continue to do our best to support residents to keep in touch with loved ones.