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3 Services used by people with dementia and carers Description No. (reported by PWD) No. g. rails and chair lifts 4 7 Meals on wheels Provision of hot meal delivered to their home 4 2 Personal care Assistance with washing and dressing 2 14 Temporary residential respite Staying at a residential home for a period of between a weekend and a fortnight to provide respite for informal carer 2 16 Other Support from optometrist and older people’s lunch club 2 2 Residential care Long-term nursing care 1 9 Support group Collective of users who work together for self-help 1 14 Service 40 DEMENTIA AND SOCIAL INCLUSION Benefits for the carer when services were used by the PWD include: · feeling supported by service providers, who provide both practical advice and emotional support (n=25) · appreciating the relief afforded by respite, when they can have ‘time out’ knowing their relative is being looked after (n=18) · peace of mind when staff were well trained and delivered appropriate, person-centred care (n=15).
5 1 6 7 – – 2 13 6 7 5 16 1 6 Western Isles 6 7 8 26 2 13 Stirling and Clackmannanshire 5 6 – – – – Angus 3 3 – – – – Moray/Aberdeenshire 3 3 1 3 1 Shetland 3 3 – – – – Greater Glasgow (outlying accessible rural villages) 2 2 – – – – Lothians 2 2 – – – – Orkney 2 2 – – – – Fife 1 1 – – – – Perth and Kinross 1 1 – – 1 Not specified 12 14 – – – TOTAL 90* 102* 31 Highland % 42 100 16 6 6 – 100 *Four respondent organisations provided support in two of the above catchment areas: Ayrshire/Argyll and Bute; Highland/Argyll and Bute; Borders/Lothian; Highland/Shetland.