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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.     ...
Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with Musica, a music and health social enterprise which helps to integrate music into the daily care of people living with dementia.

HALLMARK CARE HOMES PARTNERS WITH MUSICA

Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with Musica, a music and health social enterprise which helps to integrate music into the daily care of people living with dementia. From March onwards,...
Football Heading Ban Welcomed

EXPERT IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH WELCOMES NEW FOOTBALL GUIDELINES

Dr Michael Grey, who leads a project to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia, has welcomed new guidelines that ban children from heading footballs during training. New guidance,...
Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this winter period.

COMMUNITIES URGED TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA THIS WINTER

Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this...
UEA Research Dementia in Footballers

EX-FOOTBALLERS TO BE MONITORED FOR EARLY SIGNS OF DEMENTIA

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are crowdfunding a new project to test former professional football players for early signs of dementia. Recent research from the University of...

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