New Care Dwelling Added to Dementia Scheme to Mark Armistice Day


09/11/2018


New Care Dwelling Added to Dementia Scheme to Mark Armistice Day

To mark 100 years of Armistice Day on Sunday, Cleveland Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger have added Montpellier Manor Care Dwelling in Stainton to the present ‘Secure Haven’ scheme.

The scheme protects weak communities and individuals who have dementia. The concept behind the scheme is that if police find somebody who’s lacking or if somebody is discovered wandering the streets who could also be misplaced, scared, frightened, disorientated and displaying indicators of dementia then officers can take that individual to Montpellier Manor.

As soon as taken right here they’ll be capable to get skilled assist and care while the officer stays on the house making enquiries by way of telephone and radio to re-unite the individual with their family members.

Inspector Phil Spencer who’s the Drive lead on dementia stated: “Having had members of the family affected by this sickness and seeing first-hand how weak somebody may be, I’m delighted so as to add one other care house to the present 5 we have already got in place.

“If a weak individual is lacking with dementia they’ll be extraordinarily frightened and can should be made as comfy as potential till they are often taken again to the place they dwell.

“This scheme permits the individual to have that additional care and re-assurance from the care house workers somewhat than being in a Police constructing surroundings. Including Montpellier Manor means we now have all of Cleveland coated ought to we have to take somebody to a house somewhat than a police station”.

Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger stated: “I’m more than happy that Montpellier Manor Care house has joined the Secure Haven scheme. It’s vitally vital that we offer individuals residing with dementia with the proper care and now that we’ve six care houses within the scheme, I consider we will provide the best high quality service.”