Care Home

14th October 2019

Creating dementia-friendly environments using murals

Hengoed Care in South Wales introduced several changes including murals to enhance the dementia environment for its residents. Set in the beautiful Welsh hills, Hengoed Care […]
9th October 2019
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Why Find signage works in a dementia care environment

Signs are a wayfinding aid and when designed and used correctly, will enable a person to maintain their independence and to locate a particular room quickly […]
7th October 2019
Toilet dementia sign

Well designed and well-placed dementia signs support independence

We fail to appreciate how significant signage is in our everyday lives. It allows us to interpret, understand and manage both new and familiar environments.
1st October 2019
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Wayfinding and Dementia Care

Wayfinding is a process where people interpret information from the environment to reach the desired destination. For a person with dementia, the use of Wayfinding cues […]
27th August 2019
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Can Fiddle Muffs improve dementia care?

Grosvenor Park Care Home raves about Find’s Activity Blankets – stating how the dementia-specific product reduces their residents’ distressed reactions and challenging behaviours.
27th August 2019
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Reducing fire risks in care homes and hospital’s

Understandably fire safety in the U.K. is under a great amount of scrutiny at present. As a result, we are receiving an increasing amount of questions […]
27th August 2019
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Identifying Fire Safe Material’s

According to the European fire test and classification system, internal fire spread within a care home is influenced by ‘internal linings’ used in the building.
27th August 2019
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Why Memory Boxes should be a common feature in Care Homes

Visiting a relative living with dementia in a care home can sometimes be a real challenge and from discussions with relatives, we have learnt that some […]
27th August 2019
Toilet dementia sign

Find’s dementia-friendly toilet strategy

People with dementia can experience difficulties with using the toilet, in some cases, this is because of a medical condition which may be treatable but in […]