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MindforYou

Caring together for people living with dementia 

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Options for you to choose

 

MindforYou offers a range of options to ensure your holiday is tailored to both of your needs.

Choose from our seven option; Gold Supported Package, Platinum Supported Package, Transport, Excursions, Specialist equipment, Dietary Requirements and Personal Care:-

 

Option 1 - Gold Supported Holiday Package

 

• Support available at the house and on excursions between 9am - 9pm from one experienced  dementia MindforYou Support Staff for every two couples.

• Dementia friendly and high quality dementia friendly holiday rental accommodation

• Food

    •We personalise our menus to your tastes

    •Biscuits, fruit and hot or cold drinks are provided whilst at the holiday accommodation

    •Breakfast, home cooked 2-course evening meal, an aperitif and a choice of an    

      alcoholic/non alcoholic beverage

    •We home cook all our meals, so we can accommodate any specific dietary requirements.    

      Whether you are gluten free or vegan, we will adapt our menu's to suit you giving you

      confidence that any food allergies/preferences are managed with ease

• At the house a selection of indvidualised activities each morning and a joint group activity in  

  the evening.

• MYTime support provides assistance

• While having breakfast, lunch or dinner at the house or in the restaurants and cafes we visit

• To prompt and escort people to the toilet at the house or when we are out on excursions

• Every morning after breakfast to promote and provide individualised or group activities for  

   you to do together or separately. For example read the paper, go for a walk by yourself, do a

   jigsaw or go back to bed

• Getting into and out of any transport used on the holiday

• Whilst on our excursions we can provide opportunities for you to explore either together or

  independently and allow you to have more quality time to yourself and enjoy your visit. We

  can identify the best access, accompany people with mobility issues, push wheelchairs, etc

• To provide group activities after dinner for you to take part in either individually or together.

  Chat and reminisce round the dinner table about the day, play a game, share our favourite  

  music or watch an old film

 

 

Option 2 - Platinum Supported Holiday Package (Incurs Extra Cost)

 

• Everything that is included in the Gold Package above plus:

• We provide you with your own dedicated member of experienced MindforYou staff to provide

  one on one support from 9am-9pm

 

 

Option 3- Transport (Incurs Extra Cost)

 

We work with you to organize your travel to and from our accommodation. The options we provide are:

 

Return Door to Door Car Transportation:

• We pick you up directly from your home in our car and take you straight to our first

  destination on our holiday and then onto our holiday accommodation

• Our experienced and compassionate staff accompany and drive you, stopping as frequently

  as you would like along the way

• Prices vary depending on your location and are extremely competitive with taxi fares. For

  example, a return journey from Edinburgh to Pitlochry costs £85.20; Return journey from

  Leicester to Hunstanton costs £108

 

Return Door to Door via Train:

• We pick you up directly from your home in our car and take you straight to the train station.

• Our experienced and compassionate staff accompany and drive you, stopping as frequently

  as you would like along the way

• We book your tickets and seats with Journey Care to ensure you are sitting by the toilet, near

  to the door or close to your luggage, whatever is your preference

• Journey Care help you to find your train and assist you with your luggage when embarking  

  and disembarking

• We guarantee that you will always be met by a member of the MindforYou team on the

  platform at your holiday destination to help with your luggage and the next stage of your

  journey

• In addition, we can provide an experienced member of MindforYou staff to join you for

  whole/part of the train journey as a travel companion

 

Return Door to Door via Plane:

• We pick you up directly from your home in our car and take you straight to the airport.

• Our experienced and compassionate staff accompany and drive you, stopping as frequently

  as you would like along the way

• We book your tickets for you and ensure you have seats together

• We also make airlines aware that you are travelling with somebody who is living with

  dementia, so they can provide you with priority boarding

• We also make the airport aware that you are travelling with somebody who is living with  

  dementia, to obtain additional assistance e.g. priority through security

• We guarantee you will always be met by a member of the MindforYou team at the arrival gate   at your holiday destination to help with your luggage and the next stage of your journey

• In addition, we can provide an experienced member of MindforYou staff, to join you for the

  flight as a travel companion

 

Option 4 - Excursions (Incurs Extra Cost)

 

• Excursions to be booked and paid for prior to holiday

• Excursions are optional and flexible

• We engage with you to identify places you would like to visit either individually or as part of

  the group.

• Costs incorporate entrance or tickets for guests, MindforYou Staff, transport to and from the

  venue plus a 10% arrangement fee

• If you are unable to go, your payment will be fully refunded, minus the costs of any pre-paid

  tickets

 

Option 5 – Specialist Equipment (may incur an extra cost)

 

• Prior to your holiday we will visit you in your home and discuss any additional equipment

  required to make your holiday relaxing and a real home from home experience

• Identify any additional equipment needed for the bathroom in your holiday home, e.g. wet

  room, grab rails, raised toilet seat, etc

• Identify additional requirements for sleeping, e.g. bed rail, waterproof mattress cover, night

  light, motion detector to alert when person gets out of bed, etc

• Identify specific seating requirements for optimal comfort

• Identify equipment required while on excursions, e.g. wheelchair access

 

Option 6 - Dietary Requirements (incurs extra cost)

 

• Lunch, tea/coffee, snacks and cakes whilst we are away from the accommodation are not

  provided on the holiday

• We choose cafes and restaurants for lunch that have been suitably checked to make sure

  they are dementia friendly and, more importantly, accommodate your food requirements

• In some exceptional instances, extra costs may be incurred for specific dietary requirements

 

Option 7 – Personal Care (Incurs Extra Cost, cost of care plus 10% administration fee)

 

• MindforYou Staff do not provide personal care but can work with you and other relevant

  people to identify a registered third party to continue your care package on your holiday

• MindforYou will liaise with your existing and new care provider to facilitate the transfer of

  your care package

• If required MindforYou staff will assist with the introduction and delivery of your care package

  on your holiday