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DEMENTIA HERO HONOURED AT NATIONAL AWARDS CEREMONY

DEMENTIA HERO HONOURED AT NATIONAL AWARDS CEREMONY

Paul Harvey has been awarded an Outstanding Achievement accolade at the prestigious Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Hero Awards, sponsored by Tunstall Healthcare on Thursday 20th May.  ...
Royal Star & Garter Supports Dementia Action Week

Royal Star & Garter Supports Dementia Action Week

To mark Dementia Action Week, which runs from 17-23 May, Royal Star & Garter is supporting Alzheimer Society’s Cure the Care System campaign, which is calling on the government to provide...
IDoService project supporting people with dementia

Supporting People with Dementia

The IDoService project seeks to create vital leisure and social service for people with dementia. Dr Isabelle Tournier, Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Research Fellow and Professor Kristina...
Dementia UK Comment on Care Home Visits

DEMENTIA UK CALLS FOR REVISION ON CARE HOME VISITING GUIDELINES

Following the release of new government guidelines on care home visits during the second lockdown in England, charity Dementia UK is urging the government to adapt the advice to consider the needs...
A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE FOR ORCHARD CARE HOMES RESIDENTS

A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE FOR ORCHARD CARE HOMES RESIDENTS

Staff at Lofthouse Grange & Lodge Care Home in Wakefield were tasked by Marsha Tuffin, the Home Manager, to produce memory boxes in their first in-house challenge.  Over four weeks, they...
Cheryl Clavey, daughter of Oake Meadows care home resident Cedric Lewis

SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR RELATIVE OF CARE HOME RESIDENT

A relative of a Taunton care home resident has managed to raise over £2,340 for a UK dementia and Alzheimer’s charity after performing a skydive in dedication to her father. Cheryl...
CARE BOOST FOR VETERANS AS STAFF QUALIFY TO PRESCRIBE MEDICATION

CARE BOOST FOR VETERANS AS STAFF QUALIFY TO PRESCRIBE

A lead nurse and a lead physiotherapist at Royal Star & Garter have become the first members of staff in the charity’s care homes to qualify as non-medical prescribers. Yuriy Bukovych...
Sunrise of Hale Barns Care Home Opens Pub in Memory Care Neighbourhood

PUB CHEERS FOR RESIDENTS

Sunrise of Hale Barns care home has opened a bar within Reminiscence, its Memory Care Neighbourhood. This is a dedicated neighbourhood for residents living with dementia. The new bar has been set...
RESIDENTS AND RELATIVES REUNITE AT ROYAL STAR & GARTER

JOY AS RESIDENTS AND RELATIVES REUNITE

Residents at Royal Star & Garter’s three Homes have enjoyed emotional reunions with loved ones. It was the first time they were able to meet face-to-face in three months, after visits to...
Helpline Admiral Nurse Helen Green recommended ‘The Little Girl in the Radiator’ by Martin Slevin,.

DEMENTIA UK RECOMMENDS BOOKS TO BREAK DOWN DEMENTIA STIGMA

In honour of World Book Day, Dementia UK has provided its list of book recommendations to improve care and understanding for people diagnosed with the life-limiting condition.     ...

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