The Chapel House
Chapel House Lane, Puddington, Cheshire, CH64 5SW

0151 336 2323
info@dementiaresourcecommunity.co.uk

Retain Wellbeing Services

retainwellbeingslideMental health recovery outreach services

  • Education in mental health recovery focused approaches.
  • Assistance with accommodation, moving, acquiring furnishings and other essential household items.
  • Organisation of household tasks (e.g. cooking, budgeting/managing finances, shopping etc.).
  • Orientation to the local community and community services (e.g. use of public transport, shopping centers etc.).
  • Assisting individuals to participate in leisure, recreational, social, educational, and/or vocational activities, depending upon the individual’s interests and abilities.
  • Advocacy with other organisations and services.
  • Individual counseling.
  • Skill development, including encouragement of natural skills & interests, coping strategies & living skills.
  • Referral to other suitable services as needed. Our team has strong links with other health and wellbeing initiatives such as the GIFT Network (Gaining Independence Fostering Talents) currently operating in South Wirral.

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information

Living well with dementia outreach service

Our caring and experienced Dementia Navigator Link Workers, based at our wellbeing hub Home from Home, work with older people in the community to offer practical support, confidence building, information and encouragement to help improve general wellbeing and offer better access benefits.
Family, friends and health professionals can make referrals or you can refer yourself.
Our Navigators can make home visits and also deliver services in community settings with one-to-one short-term packages to help improve the quality of your life. This might include ~

  • Home adaption and equipment
  • Help to access appropriate benefits
  • Social clubs and activities
  • Making friends
  • Taking more exercise
  • Keep warm and secure
  • Transport
  • Exploring holistic therapies for wellbeing and relaxation at our wellbeing hub Home from Home
  • Beauty therapy in an inclusive environment with specialist therapists
  • Life story work

Our team has strong links with other health and wellbeing initiatives such as the GIFT Network (Gaining Independence Fostering Talents) currently operating in South Wirral .We are very experienced in working to support older people as part of The Chapel House DRC.

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information

Community based activities to tackle social isolation and promote wellbeing.

We also arrange a number of small gatherings of people, helping those who may have become isolated to make new friends our groups based at Home from Home and in other community settings based on local demand we offer the following groups:

  • Knit and Natter
  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • The Listening Programme
  • Cognitive stimulation therapy
  • The Movement Programme
  • Ageless Grace

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information

  • Activity group sessions in supported living accommodation, care homes or one to one activity with residents
  • Improving “neuroplasticity” (memory recall)by stimulating both the long and short term memory
  • Promoting joint flexibility and muscle strength improvement
  • Working with eye and hand co-ordination and orientation skills
  • Promoting interaction and engagement
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Promote fun and laughter and entertainment
  • Contact with an outside team
  • Challenging, stimulating and motivating sessions to suit all levels of ability and interests

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information

Social Inclusion awareness sessions and education.

We provide a variety of awareness sessions for community groups and private organisations to help others understand how mental health recovery and living well with dementia can be enhanced by better understanding of such health conditions. We are able to provide Deaf awareness sessions and also offer educational sessions on Dementia, Communication, Person Centred Care, Privacy and Dignity with our partner organisations.

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information

Retain Wellbeing areas of interest

Dementia Friendly Communities

We avidly support dementia friends and the movement towards a dementia friendly society; to this end we offer regular dementia friend’s sessions this is part of our social interest investment. The Dementia Friendly Communities programme focuses on improving inclusion and quality of life for people with dementia we are part of the Neston Angels project and we are working in the wider rural areas of Neston, and South Wirral.

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information

Research and development

We are currently looking at a small number pilot studies that explore how we can enhance people’s lives when living with a diagnosis of Dementia and we hope to engage in research as a result of this work areas of interest are:

  • Falls prevention programmes
  • Keystones for wellbeing looking good
  • Alcohol related dementia
  • Music therapy and advanced dementia

Please contact Cathrina Moore on 0151 336 7967 for further information