A diagnosis of dementia is not the end of a person’s world and doesn’t mean that they have to stop doing things that they have always enjoyed. However, they might need support and to find different ways to overcome their difficulties to live well with a diagnosis of dementia.
Managing a long-term condition (LTC) can be a daunting task for anyone, particularly when the specialist education and activity support they’ve received in hospital comes to an end.
The Solihull Rehabilitation Pathways programme helps patients overcome the challenges they may face in continuing to improve their health and sustain the benefits of appropriate exercise back in the community.
Thanks to the Care of the Elderly team on Ward 9 of Solihull Medical Day Hospital, visits can actually be something their patients look forward to.
Moving from traditional residential care to independent living can be daunting for someone with mental health issues who has known nothing else. But with the right planning, involvement and support it can be life-changing.
Sport should be for everyone – and Andy Warmington is helping to make that happen in Solihull.