Getting a break
There are different types of breaks for both people with dementia and for carers.
Support with confidence also has a list of self-employed Personal Assistants who offer a range of services including supporting with social activities and sitting services. You may also want to consider local day centres.
There are organisations that provide supported holidays for people with dementia and their carers these include:
Support for carers
Carers are entitled to a carers assessment. You may also like to complete a carers self-review plan and share this with your care coordinator.
The Bracknell Memory Clinic has a training course that could be of benefit called Carers Understanding Dementia. To find out more, please call the clinic on 01344 823220.
For help with stress management, you can contact Talking Therapies.
Information and advice is also available from: