An individual with Dementia can go through similar cognitive stages as a growing child. There have been many studies over the years looking into the impact of toys on people with Dementia.
September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Every year, World Alzheimer’s Day falls on September 21st. September 2017 will mark the 6th global World Alzheimer’s Month, and will [...]
One in three people over the age of 65 will develop Dementia during their lifetime. More than 320,000 of the 400,000 people living in care homes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have [...]
Anti-anxiety and anti-psychotic medication can have many negative side effects, including tiredness, blurred vision and even increased confusion. Often, individuals with Dementia are provided [...]
Photograph By adam121 – stock.adobe.com. When people look for a care home for themselves or a loved one, they often have more in mind than simply the location and convenience of the care [...]
Dementia is often metaphorically described as being the “silent tsunami” disease. The term Dementia describes progressive disorders affecting the brain such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular [...]
Encouraging Active Living with Dementia: Senior Activities and Exercises you can try in your Care Home
Taking care of patients with Dementia in your care home is more complex than simply ensuring they are provided with the correct diet, medication and sleeping schedule. Carers often search for the [...]