Advice for you


When you have a loved one with dementia, a time will come when arranging dedicated, specialist care is simply common sense and the right thing to do. Beyond an unreliable care-at-home package, or the frustrations of a general nursing home, a dedicated dementia care setting can be a highly positive step to take.

We have made nine useful films to provide advice on how to support your loved one during this transition.

  • What is an Admiral Nurse?
  • What is Dementia?
  • What makes a dedicated dementia community?
  • How Colten Care support the transition from nursing home to dedicated dementia care
  • What to expect when moving to a dementia care home
  • How to support your loved one to settle into their new home
  • How to support younger family members understand dementia
  • How to cope when your loved one no longer recognises you
  • Coping with feelings of grief, loss and guilt