July 23, 2015 9.00 am This story is over 77 months old

Dementia UK CEO credits Lincoln care homes for high standards

Dementia care: Three Lincoln care homes have been recognised for their excellent support services for people with dementia and their families.

Chief Admiral Nurse and CEO of care charity Dementia UK Hilda Hayo has awarded three Lincoln care homes with special accreditations for their dementia friendly service.

Hilda visited Fosse House on Hykeham Road and Boultham Park House on Rookery Lane this week to present Dementia Accreditations.

The Order of St John Care Trust homes were recognised for providing excellent support to those living with dementia and their families.

The award is externally recognised by Dementia UK and was formally acknowledged by the CEO with letters of achievement, which will be displayed by the homes.

OSJCT’s Apple Trees in Grantham and Hartsholme House in Lincoln also received the award.

Jacqui Luke, Home Manager at Fosse House, said: “The whole team here at Fosse House is dedicated to making sure that all our residents are supported to maintain as active and independent a lifestyle as possible. Receiving this award is a wonderful confirmation of our efforts.”

Hilda Hayo, Chief Admiral Nurse/CEO at Dementia UK, said: “Congratulations to these teams for achieving such a high standard of care and practice for people living with dementia in their nursing homes.

“This is clearly a testament to their professionalism, leadership, dedication and commitment in providing a person centred approach in a truly dementia friendly environment.”

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