Category Archives for "Information and Advice"

What is person centred care? … and why is it so important when caring for someone with dementia?

You may have heard about a ‘person-centred’ approach to dementia care, but what exactly does the term mean, and why is it so important? Person-centred care describes a holistic approach to care which puts the priority on the person’s unique needs and desires to help them continue taking part in the things they enjoy. When […]

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Ever wondered what it might be like for your loved one when they move into a care home?

In this video our team take you through a typical day a Northfield House. You’ll see we offer daily entertainment, nutritious food for any diet and a safe place with friendship and companionship for your loved ones to thrive during their precious twilight years. At Northfield House we specialise in Dementia care but also helping those […]

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Creating opportunities for fun and friendship : How care homes can help those living with dementia

Isolation among older generations is alarmingly common. Even before Covid-19 struck as many as 40% of older people living in their own homes reported feelings of loneliness and boredom. For people living with dementia, this is even more pronounced and sadly lockdown has only made things worse, leaving many people with dementia feeling frightened and […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Important Information

March 24th We want to thank everyone for your support as we put further restrictions into place as precautionary measures to keep our residents well, and following advice from Public Health England. Staff and residents are being continuously monitored for coronavirus symptoms, which can include a high temperature, cough and breathing difficulties. Should anyone fall […]

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