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When families get it right and find specialist dementia care that meets both their needs and that of their loved one, the relief they feel is enormous. Sadly however far too many people fail to plan ahead. Thoughts about residential care are put off until a crisis point has been reached. Decisions then have to be […]Continue reading
Why music is so important in dementia careThere’s an ever growing body of evidence that music can have a powerful influence in reducing agitation, apathy and psychological distress in people living with dementia. Neurologist, Oliver Sacks explains, “Music imprints itself on the brain deeper than any other human experience. Music evokes emotion and emotion can bring […]Continue reading
Activities to help a loved one with dementia stay focused and engaged Memory problems can have a devastating impact on a person’s confidence. Frustration, loss of motivation and anxiousness – all common symptoms of dementia- can all too quickly lead to people withdrawing from activities and social groups they previously enjoyed. Yet it is at exactly […]Continue reading
Reminiscence TV for a dementia friendly Christmas Repeats on the telly are a long standing joke in most households over the Christmas period as the same old classics are re-hashed year on year. But if you’re going to be spending time this Christmas with a loved one with dementia, these old favourites may just provide […]Continue reading