JackDawe Dementia Team

Specialist home care support for people with Dementia and their carers

What does it do?

Home Care Workers within the JackDawe Team work with citizens to provide tailored care and support to help people with everyday tasks and daily living needs.

Staff include Home Care Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Occupational Therapists who are all specifically trained in this area of work.

The team covers the whole of the Nottingham City area and was named after one of its first citizens, the late Mr. Jack Dawes of Clifton.

The aim of the team is to work with people and their carers to develop a Care Plan that promotes and encourages independence to help them remain in their own home. 

The Care Plan is a support package between the team and the citizen - focusing on how the team can best support them and help to meet their needs. As these will change over time so will the Care Plan.

  • We offer specialist Dementia support and all our staff are trained in the area
  • All services we provide are in-house and we are the only organisation to have direct access to Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Nurses
  • We recognise people with Dementia have specific needs and our care is centred around this
  • Citizens and their carers are involved fully in the development of the Care Plan
  • Our service is centred around the citizens and focuses on enhancing their quality of life, enabling them to feel supported and independent in their own home
  • We provide citizens and their families with the confidence and reassurance that they are getting the support they need
  • We have a flexible approach to health and well-being - focusing on individual care
  • We help maintain independence, abilities and self esteem
  • We work in partnership with key health organisations such as Nottingham City Care to enhance health and well being
  • Our service is regulated with the Care Quality Commission so standards of care are reviewed regularly to meet a high standard
  • We are a city wide team, with a focused Men's Team and Sahara Team.

Who it is for?

People with dementia or other Alzheimer's related conditions living in the community.

Where it is available?

Local service (Nottingham).

What it costs:

Please contact the organisation for more details

How to access or apply for it:

To contact the JackDawe Team please call 0115 876 3222.

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What our citizens and their carers say about the JackDawe service:

'JackDawe has enabled the family to have peace of mind that mum is safe and is eating. The ladies that visit have become valuable social contacts for mum - the service has given us our lives back!'
'We managed to keep mum in her own home up until four weeks before she sadly passed away, surrounded by her children and grandchildren - we would not have been able to do this without the dedicated and devoted care given to mum by your team. I cannot begin to let you know how much we appreciate and respect the amazing group of people we have met over the last few months. With love and respect'.
'I have a great respect for the carers from the JackDawe team. Well trained and nothing is regarded as "too much trouble". They communicate very well and have looked after my mother for a number of years. I am very grateful for their kind care and attention to her individual needs. Well Done!'
'Absolutely fantastic. A real life saver. Thanks to all concerned and many congratulations on a wonderful service.'
'The hurt and grief I felt from loosing my wife was matched and immediately lightened by the wave of love, concern, and such genuine sympathy ... from all of the JackDawe Team. We are forever in your debt for the gentle and compassionate care you all gave to her. We are proud and privileged to have known you all'

What the Care Quality Commission says about our service:

Care Quality Commission page on JackDawe Home Care Team"The quality rating for this agency is: Three star excellent service"
and they were told by people using our service:
"I can count on them..."
"The staff are all so friendly and helpful...".

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Info last updated:

02/01/2014
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Loxley House Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG