We care for people with dementia and other progressive neurological conditions who present with a range of complex needs including:
Lowther dementia hub is a registered hospital service providing gender-specific inpatient care for men and women, typically over 65, who require specialist care. We deliver positive experiences to optimise outcomes and enhance quality of life while managing cognitive decline and behaviour that challenge other services, including those with;
Our new dementia hub, Lowther, has been designed to meet each of these needs while providing a tailored, dementia-friendly environment that encourages activities and welcomes family and carers.
Our specialist team prepare a detailed assessment that can help case managers identify local services accompanied by a tailored behavioural and cognitive care plan.
Our fundamental approach is to reinforce positive behaviours and enable people to live well with a life-ling or deteriorating condition, we seek to achieve this through:
Find out more about our Crisis Admission ServiceCrisis Admission Service
We deliver a variety of specialist therapies designed to manage cognitive decline, reduce challenging behaviour and to encourage positive life experiences for people living with dementia, alongside their other physical and mental illness needs.
Our new wards on Lowther recognise the different care requirements during the phases of dementia:
Aspen - Male admission ward
Redwood - Male complex and challenging behaviour
Elm - Male mid stage and end of life care
Cherry - Female ward and end of life care
We also offer rapid assessment and admission for patients whose behavioural presentation or cognitive function has deteriorated and who require urgent stabilisation and intensive therapy in a safe environment.
Our programmes deliver treatment to support a return to community once the crisis period has subsided, and also offers a service for patients requiring a more extensive care package. Read our brochure.
We are proud to support the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friendly programme, which aims to transform the way people think, act and talk about the condition. We are committed to helping our staff understand how you can live well with dementia, and how the condition may affect patients, visitors or employees.