11th May 2022

Dementia friendly environment at Dane Garth

9th May 2022

The Journey to creating a Care Home dementia-friendly environment

The immediate surroundings can have a huge impact on the quality of life of residents. The right environment can help promote meaningful interaction and purposeful activities […]
6th May 2022

Distinguishing the time of day in Care Homes

Orientation aids As well as changing the environment using orientation aids such as clocks and artificial lighting can all help residents distinguish the time of day. […]
6th May 2022

Dining and Eating areas in Care Homes

Dining and Eating areas in Care Homes Making the dining area as appealing to the senses as possible with familiar sounds, smells and food can help […]
6th May 2022

Bathrooms and Mirrors in Care Homes

Ensure the use of suitable bathroom fixtures and fittings Where possible, the wall and floor should be in contrasting colours. Use coloured grab rails, surround frames […]
5th May 2022

Bedrooms in Care Homes

Bedrooms For a person with dementia just finding the bedroom when faced with a number of doors can be confusing. This can lead to residents walking […]
4th December 2020

Keeping residents entertained

During the early stage of dementia long-term memories are unaffected and by focusing on those memories that are easy to recall you can help keep the […]
7th September 2020

FREE checklist to ensure your signage is dementia-friendly.

Finding our way around new surroundings is nothing unusual for most of us and is something we do not give a second thought. We notice the […]
6th April 2020

Nutrition and Hydration

For elderly people in care settings, especially for those living with dementia, good nutrition and hydration is essential for overall well-being and to help fight infection […]