Dementia Care

Throughout our charity we are focused in offering the practical care and emotional support to help people cope with the loss of memory, and give ongoing advice to family and friends.

Our ‘dementia care leads’ and teams of dementia link workers ensure that our staff are up to date with the latest training and understanding of dementia. Our homes are subtly adjusted to ease common practical challenges when living with dementia, such as suitable signage, use of colours and appropriate tableware, to give a secure and safe environment.

Our services offer a wide range of support;

Residential or Nursing care; all our homes can support those living with dementia. All our staff receive specialist training so that they can work with skill and confidence to assist those living with dementia

The Bluebell Suite offers specialist dementia care within Faithfull House. It is a self-contained suite with its own lounges, dining rooms and accommodation for 14 residents. It suits residents living with dementia who might otherwise feel lost in a larger home or find a busy environment overwhelming. It is ideal for those who like a quieter life and who enjoy having the option of company. It has its own dedicated team of experienced staff (which were noted in the recent CQC report for their knowledge and care). This calm and tranquil setting offers familiarity and continuity which gives extra reassurance and comfort to its residents. Activities are always one to one and include music therapy, cookery, massage and gentle exercise.

Secret Garden Hub in Cheltenham and Uplands in Stroud offer flexible day care for older people including those living with dementia.

Respite care in our homes is available from as little as one night, to several months

Support meetings, Our programme of MAST (Memory Awareness Support Team) meetings provides advice to families and friends and offers the opportunity to understand more about dementia, interact with other people in similar situations and receive advice relating to their loved ones.

Our physio team have a particular interest in falls prevention for those whose cognitive ability is affected by dementia. They work with staff, residents and families across the charity to increase understanding of potential hazards and give practical advice on ways to minimise risk including tailored exercise programmes.

To find out more about our care homes and day care for those living with Dementia visit:

For help and advice please do not hesitate to contact us

Secret Garden Community Hub

‘We believe that people living with dementia can still live a full and contented life. Our care is about finding what makes each person relaxed and comfortable in their environment, helping them, and their loved ones, to adjust to this new chapter in their lives’

Suzanne Booker, Director of Care

‘Mum has thrived since moving into St Faith’s. Despite the fact that mum’s vascular dementia is a progressive condition, I feel the care she has received has helped prolonged her life and given her and the family a way of dealing with this awful disease.’

Sept 2016