Help and advice

At The Orders of St John Care Trust, we know that finding a care home for a loved one can be a complex and emotional decision. It's important to know that getting advice and help before starting the process of choosing a home can make the process easier.

To help with your questions around choosing a care home, paying for care, what to look for when choosing a home and more, we have produced these useful guides.

Our Guide to Dementia

What is Dementia?

Dementia is a broad umbrella term used to describe a range of progressive neurological disorders.

Take a day of relaxation, for all of you

Day centres and day care services provide a safe environment to relax and enjoy different activities or to pursue a hobby. 

Holidays for those living with Dementia

One size doesn’t fit all for a holiday, that’s why there are so many different holiday options to choose from.

Dealing with new challenges around the house

For those who are living at home and plan to remain at home it is important to consider and prepare for some of the challenges you may have in the future.

5 things you should know about Dementia

Dementia is something that affects families all over the UK, and the number of families is expected to rise over the next few years.

Looking to move into a care home?

Take a look at our short animation that guides you through the process of choosing and moving into a care home.

Paying for Care

Unlike healthcare delivered in the NHS, residential and nursing care for older people is not free for everyone.

Choosing a care home; what you need to know

The process of choosing a care home is often an emotional and complex process. The decision to put your loved one into a home is likely to have left you worried about how the change may affect them.

Short breaks, peace of mind with Respite Care at OSJCT

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) provides a person-centred approach to Respite Care, ensuring that every resident can relax in the knowledge that our dedicated team are there to support them for the duration of their stay.

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