Care Home

6th January 2021

January a time to look back at where we have come from…

Dementia environments have become a crucial part of caring for the elderly  Ten years ago, dementia was seen as part of the ageing process by most […]
4th December 2020
dementia activity

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
toilet sign

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 […]
21st July 2020
Dementia environment

COVID-19 has increased the risk of loneliness, boredom, and depression for people living with dementia.

The COVID-19 crisis has affected the healthcare industry immensely and will permanently reshape how we care for patients and residents. Research has shown that with the […]
6th April 2020

Nutrition and Hydration

This year’s Nutrition and Hydration week was planned for 16-22 March, but due to the current difficult circumstances, it did not receive the same strong focus […]
23rd March 2020

ENHANCING CARE AND RELIEVING PRESSURE ON CARE STAFF

The pressure is certainly on care organisations to find ways of maintaining existing levels of care given to residents while staffing levels may be significantly restricted.  […]
9th March 2020

Mother’s Day

For those living with dementia, the main issue they face is recalling memories. This alone can cause disorientation and confusion and unfortunately, this has a ripple […]
25th February 2020

How Making Subtle Changes to Wayfinding Leads to Increased Patient and Resident Independence

Care homes and hospitals are often especially difficult for wayfinding, with long, non-distinctive hallways, poor signage and a multitude of different routes. This can cause anxiety, […]
7th February 2020

Valentine’s Day Past and Present

Did you know that it’s been reported that a person’s risk of developing dementia rises from one in 14 over the age of 65, to one […]