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Persue respite care that is delivered in a measured proactive fashion rather than in response to crisis.

Professor Graham Stokes, Global Director of Dementia Care Bupa, Honorary Visiting Professor of Person-Centred Dementia Care, University of Bradford Corporate Centre Medical”

“You’re right to pursue the value of respite care that is delivered in a measured proactive fashion rather than in response to crisis.


Professor Graham Stokes,  Global Director of Dementia Care Bupa, Honorary Visiting Professor of Person-Centred Dementia Care, University of Bradford Corporate Centre Medical”…

“You’re right to pursue the value of respite care that is delivered in a measured proactive fashion rather than in response to crisis. 

“People with dementia deserve to live at home for as long as possible, and most wish to do so and this means supporting their families to cope with the demands of what is often referred to as the 36 hour day. The provision of respite care helps them do this by giving them a
reassuring  break knowing their relative is being cared for in a safe and supportive setting. However the time to do this is not when the carer is exhausted and on the cusp of crisis, for this is when frustration and resentment is in the air and we’re responding to suffering not providing timely, appropriate compassionate support. At Flaxmore Care Home our respite care is planned, flexible and promotes well-being for all before crises are reached and that is how it should be if we are going to help people with dementia live well.”

 

Professor Graham Stokes

Bupa Global Director of Dementia Care

Honorary Visiting Professor of Person-Centred
Dementia Care, University of Bradford

Corporate Centre Medical”


 

Book respite with Flaxmore Care Home and receive a gift voucher* of your choice!

Respite care is a short break for your loved one at Flaxmore Care Home.

Respite is great way for you and your loved one to have a planned break. A respite stay can be anything from a few days to a few weeks. It is also a good way to see if you like Flaxmore Care Home and want to plan to gradually introduce the person you love, into our long term care if that is what they need.

Why are we giving you a gift voucher of your choice?

Flaxmore Care Home practices the Bupa philosophy of person-centred care. This means we’ll get to know your loved one and find out their likes and dislikes so that we can provide their choice of care and make them feel more at home.

Did you know that Flaxmore is the only care home in the Nelson region to have been awarded the highest independent Ministry of Health Certification Audit standard for the quality of its care? By using respite at Flaxmore you can see for yourself the quality of care we provide.  

Please call me to arrange a tour of Flaxmore or to book respite.

Jackie Mackenzie-Howe- Manager
Flaxmore Care Home
8 Clifford Ave
Bishopdale, Nelson 7011
(03) 546 9324 or 027 267 3161 after hours.
*The gift voucher is for both DHB and privately funded clients who book a stay for 7 nights.  Selection of 4 vouchers – one voucher per person. To be booked and used by 1 December 2014 and applies to both new and existing users of Flaxmore’s respite service.

Article type: News and information

Contact Name: Jackie Mackenzie-Howe
Contact Phone: 03 546 9324
Contact Email: Jackie.MacKenzie-Howe@bupa.co.nz