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Alzheimer’s Care Services in Alton and Bordon

Trusted and reliable homecare for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia

Specialist homecare for people with Alzheimer’s disease from Right at Home Alton and Bordon

  • Helping you to stay in your own home
  • Specialist Alzheimer’s and dementia care services
  • Highly-rated care provided in Alton, Bordon, Hindhead, Churt and Bentley

At Right at Home Alton and Bordon, many of our Clients are people living with Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common type of dementia in the UK.

We support these Clients to continue to live independently at home. Our friendly and trusted team of local CareGivers can ensure the home environment remains safe for those living with Alzheimer’s disease in Alton and Bordon. We can also advise on any adaptations that will make life easier.

We work with Clients and their loved ones to provide emotional support and respite, to access local services, and to adapt their care package to anticipate and meet changing needs. We can also incorporate 24-hour Alzheimer’s care into a specific live-in care plan for the later stages of Alzheimer’s.

Get in touch with a member of our team about our range of Alzheimer’s homecare services available in Alton and Bordon.

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a physical disease that affects the brain. The nerve cells are disrupted by ‘plaques’ and ‘tangles’ that build up inside the brain. For people with Alzheimer’s, the communication between the nerve cells changes and messages don’t travel around as well as they should, and eventually the cells die.

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition, so symptoms develop over several years. The most common symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease include confusion, problems with speech, personality changes and difficulty making decisions.

Supporting Clients in Alton and Bordon to live well with Alzheimer’s disease

Although there is currently no cure for dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, there is ongoing research into medical and drug treatments. Read about the research being undertaken by our charity partner: Alzheimer’s Society.

Whilst there is sadly no cure, Right at Home Alton and Bordon continues to help Clients to live well with Alzheimer’s and dementia through quality care and support. All of our CareGivers complete dementia-specific training as part of their induction programme. As a result, our specialist CareGivers know how to develop suitable care plans to manage and help slow down the symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s usually starts with memory loss, as well as losing the ability to find the right words, solve problems or make decisions. As the disease progresses and memory loss, communication skills and orientation gets worse, people with Alzheimer’s disease will need some level of care during their day to day lives. The level of care at home may start at just one hour a day, for reassurance, and progress into 24-hour a day care as the disease develops.

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"Right at Home Alton & Bordon provide an excellent level of care for my 94-year-old mum who has Alzheimer's. My mum, although somewhat hesitant at first at having strangers in the house, quickly bonded with them and she now looks forward to their visits. The ladies are all very happy to help with any cleaning, laundry etc., or just provide companionship, and mum was recently taken out to a local beauty spot to feed the ducks. I feel that mum is benefiting greatly from the visits as she feels less on her own when I can't be there. Everyone I have dealt with has been very helpful from the Care Manager, Carers and the Accounts department. I would not hesitate to recommend Right at Home Alton & Bordon to anyone."

Claire G | Daughter of Client | Alton

Why is Alzheimer’s disease care important? 

Alzheimer’s disease can impact a person’s mood, daily activities and hobbies. These changes can have a large impact on everyday life, making small tasks very challenging. As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, sufferers may begin to forget appointments or lose important items, like their keys or wallet. It’s important to look out for any signals that the condition may be getting worse.

Alzheimer’s can cause difficulties not only for the person who has dementia but also those close to them. If you recognise that a family member has developed symptoms or is finding tasks are becoming a challenge, encourage them to consult their GP.

To hear more about how Right at Home Alton and Bordon can help, contact us today.

Alzheimer’s support in the community in Alton and Bordon

At Right at Home Alton and Bordon, we also work closely with the Alzheimer’s Society and our official Dementia Friends Champions deliver free information and awareness sessions to businesses and individuals throughout the local community. As a result, we help people to understand what it is like living with dementia. 

If you would like to book a session with a Dementia Friends Champion, please contact us for more information. 

FAQs about our Alzheimer’s homecare in Alton & Bordon

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's?

In short, Alzheimer’s is a specific type of dementia. 

Dementia is not a singular disease itself, but rather a term used to describe a group of associated symptoms, such as memory loss and difficulty with concentration. 

Whereas Alzheimer’s disease is a specific medical condition that disrupts the brain’s nerve endings and how they communicate with one another. 

There are many stages of dementia with different symptoms associated with each. Those with Alzheimer’s will also experience various stages of the progressive disease. 

At Right at Home Alton & Bordon, we offer a range of support services for people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Please get in touch with us to find out more information.

How long does each stage of Alzheimer's last?

Unfortunately, there is no certain time frame for how long it will take to progress between each stage of Alzheimer’s disease. The rate of progression depends on the person and their own medical situation.

However, as the disease is fairly common, there is an average for how long each stage lasts: 

Stage of Alzheimer's

Average Length of Time

Early Stage (Mild)

2 - 4 Years

Middle Stage (Moderate)

2 - 10 Years

Late Stage (Severe)

1 - 3 Years

If you are unsure what to expect for each stage of Alzheimer’s, talk to your GP or a healthcare professional for advice. 

What is the cost of care for Alzheimer’s?

Our in-home Alzheimer's care cost will all depend on the individual needs of the Client. All of our services are tailored to your needs, so we can’t give an average cost until we have discussed your care plan. 

To discuss the long-term care options for your loved one living with Alzheimer’s, get in touch with us to discuss pricing. 

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