Gill Taylor cares for husband John, who has dementia. For Gill it's a full-time role as John needs support in every aspect of daily life. Lockdown made their usual respite arrangements impossible, leaving them desperate for both a break and some support.
In response to what we’re hearing we developed our ‘Out and About’ programme - supported days out, designed to build confidence in leaving the home and for everyone involved to benefit from the well-being benefits of getting outside.
Penny cares for her Mum, Rosemary, who has alzheimers and vascular dementia. Together, they have been on three of our supported dementia holidays. Penny describes the benefits the holidays have had for them both.
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