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Living well with dementia

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Senior Home Solutions
Adapting your home for your needs

Senior Home Solutions is an interior design and general building company specialising in adapting homes to meet the needs of people facing dementia and other age-related health challenges. We work with you, your family and your occupational health therapist to meet your needs. We take careful note of the guidelines produced by the Royal Institute of British Architects and dementia experts HammondCare in adapting homes for people living with dementia, sourcing some of the most innovative accessibility aids and products - which actually look good!

Our knowledge and experience can help you to adapt your home to your needs.

SENIOR HOME SOLUTIONS IS A TEAM

Steve Michael, proprietor Senior Home Solutions Steve Michael leads Senior Home Solutions. "1 in 14 people in the UK are impacted by dementia, and there are many more people facing age-related challenges. We help you to manage these challenges with an informed and sensitive approach to re-designing and adapting home interiors. With simple and innovative alterations your bathroom, kitchen and living area can be safe, accessible, comfortable and stylish."    MEET STEVE» & OUR TEAM»

DEMENTIA ACTION ALLIANCE

Dementia Action Alliance
Senior Home Solutions is part of the Dementia Action Alliance. The Dementia Action Alliance is an alliance of more than 150 national organisations across England who connect, share best practice and take action on dementia. As a member of the DAA, we are determined to become recognised as the leading dementia aware building company for our approach to adapting homes for people living with dementia. We have been liaising with the Worcester University Association for Dementia Studies, and participating in courses to become dementia aware. Our increasing knowledge of dementia and age-related health needs, combined with our building and design experience, can help us to adapt your home to suit your needs for now and into the future.

Learn more about the work of the DEMENTIA ACTION ALLIANCE network.

IN THE NEWS

This month in HEM Life

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We have a monthly column in the Harborne, Edgbaston and Moseley Life newspaper
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DEMENTIA FRIENDS

Dementia Friends
We are proud of our association with the Dementia Friends network, the Alzheimer's Society dementia initiative to raise awareness. As of the summer of 2017 there were over two million Dementia Friends in the UK. We encourage all visitors to our website to contact their local Dementia Friends organisation and gently learn more about this pervasive condition.

Learn more about the work of the DEMENTIA FRIENDS network.

INNOVATIONS

Johnstones Paint are Innovators
We work with some of the most innovative dementia aware suppliers in our industry. A great example is Polyfloor. Based in Manchester for over 100 years. They are experts in dementia care flooring. To discover more about Polyfor, and to see more of the innovative products we can use to enhance your home, please visit our Innovations page.    GO TO INNOVATIONS »

ROOMS

Senior Home Solutions creating a wet room Converting an existing bathroom to a wet room.
We worked closely with a client and their family in Edgbaston, Birmingham to renovate an existing bathroom, creating a practical and beautiful wet room.    VIEW OUR ROOMS & PROJECTS »

PLANNING

Inception sketch "Sometimes people are simply amazed at our attention to detail..." Of course we make detailed floor plans, but often we sketch the space too as part of our creative process, offering us a unique perspective on a room.    

HAVE A QUICK QUESTION?

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Senior Home Solutions are experts in improving homes to meet the needs of people facing life-changing circumstances. We begin with a comprehensive survey of your home, with particular attention paid to the everyday challenges that are unique to you. Please contact us with your questions or to start a discussion about your project, we are sure we can help!

WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY

Steve Michael is very committed to making the world a better place to be for people living with dementia

"Steve has sought advice from us at the Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester, on how small adaptations to people own homes can make a big difference to the way their quality of life and the way they experience the world. Ensuring people with dementia can continue to live full and autonomous lives is key to living well"
Teresa Atkinson
Senior Research Fellow, Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester

Senior Home Solutions are unique in enabling people to live well in their own homes

"My course teaches that with the right level of support people can live very well with dementia and other age-related challenges. Steve and Senior Home Solutions are unique in their experience and in their ability to provide the type of innovative interior design solutions that enable people to maintain their independence in their own homes."
Colette Sunner
Educator and Dementia Awareness Advocate

Senior Home Solutions work is invaluable for people living with dementia

"The interior design work that Steve and his team at Senior Home Solutions undertake has proven invaluable for individuals who are striving to live well with dementia and other age-related challenges. It's Steve's empathetic and detailed approach that makes the difference."
Dr. Richard Bennett,
Director and Principal Clinical Psychologist, Think Psychology
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