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MEDDYG CARE TO BECOME FIRST WELSH CARE HOME WITH ADMIRAL NURSE SERVICE

MEDDYG CARE TO ESTABLISH ADMIRAL NURSE SERVICE

A Gwynedd care home group has been granted permission by a leading dementia organisation to establish an all-inclusive support service to those living with dementia and their families, the first...
Steve and Val Dunn renew marriage vows at Park Avenue Care Home Kent

RESIDENT RENEWS VOWS AFTER 47 YEARS

Park Avenue Care Home in Bromley recently held a special service as resident Steve Dunn renewed his marriage vows with his wife of 47 years Val. Steve, who lives with dementia, asked for a...
CARE HOME STAR BAKERS RAISE FUNDS FOR THE ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY

CARE HOME STAR BAKERS RAISE FUNDS FOR THE ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY

Care home residents from Fairway View, in Bulwell have been ‘baking up a storm’ in an effort to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society Residents were inspired by the...
CARE HOME RESIDENT PRAISES STAFF AT ENCORE CARE HOMES

CARE HOME RESIDENT PRAISES STAFF AT ENCORE CARE HOMES

A care home resident has praised the staff at a Christchurch care home as a short summer stays initiative is launched for older people.  Rita Satchwell moved to Fairmile Grange, which is...
Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court’s staff members Kay Grist and Lisa Davies with the Dementia Bus

CARE HOME STAFF TAKE PART IN VIRTUAL DEMENTIA EXPERIENCE

Staff at RMBI Care Co. Home Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court, in Porthcawl, have reinforced their commitment to care for and support residents living with dementia. The Virtual Dementia Tour...
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...

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