First and foremost, a home. Some of us work here, some of us live here, but whatever we’re doing, we’re doing it together.
provided by a skilled, established team. Stonebridge supports adults (18 yrs +) living with moderate to severe dementia and/or enduring mental illness; we specialise in caring for those who express their frustration, anger, pain or boredom through risk behaviours, more usually labelled as “challenging” or “aggressive”.
Our approach, training and staffing levels mean that we can be more effective at recognising triggers ; earlier interventions reduce the risk of harm and we often see much more evidence of well-being.
Because we all need love, friendship & a sense of belonging Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
“Pooh?” he whispered.
“Nothing” said Piglet. “I just wanted to be sure of you.”
“Winnie the Pooh” by A.A. Milne
Pastoral care lead, Belinda Jones, is to undertake training to become a registered celebrant. Sadly, there is sometimes no-one other than our staff team to attend funeral services; it’s not uncommon for people to have no family/friends, or to have lost touch with them. We recognise that it’s very difficult for a minister to deliver […]
Communities such as ours are at a greater risk of infection outbreak because residents can be physically compromised and less able to shrug off an infection. Norovirus and Clostridium difficile, among others, can cause significant distress and discomfort, and under the guidance issued to Homes such as ours, 2 suspected/confirmed cases constitute an outbreak. The […]
Adult Dementia & Mental Health Care Home in the West Midlands It is unlikely you would be reading this if you were not currently experiencing an emotional and quite difficult time in your life. You may be in the earliest stages of trying to find a permanent mental health care home for a family member […]
18th August, 2012