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Reducing the risk of falls

Falls are the number one reason that people are taken to A&E hospital departments. Most falls don’t cause serious injury but can leave you feeling distressed, and over the long term can lead to a loss of self-confidence and independence. What causes falls in the elderly? As we grow older, changes in our bodies such […]

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Combating dementia sleep problems – Tips on getting a better night’s sleep

dementia sleep problems

Night time disturbance and sleep problems are very common in people living with dementia, particularly in the later stages as the disease progresses. Dementia causes disruption to a person’s circadian rhythm (body clock) which makes it harder to differentiate between night and day. This can lead to greater confusion if they struggle to distinguish between […]

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