23rd February 2022

Living at home with dementia

Memory Loss The speed of change varies greatly. Changes in behaviour may be caused by memory loss resulting in increased agitation and anxiety. These changes are []
5th February 2021

What happens when familiar surroundings become hard to recognise

There are an estimated 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, the majority of these are over the age of 65 and living with other []
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 []
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.  []
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, []
10th January 2020

The True Value of a Memory Box

The True Value of a Memory Box I often get enquiries about our memory boxes, but on occasion people ask whether they come pre-populated, which seems []
30th December 2019

Did you know That Your Care Environment Could Affect the Well-being of Your Residents?

The need for Dementia care is more paramount than ever, especially for elderly people. Research from Alzheimer’s Research UK has shown that the biggest risk factor []
2nd December 2019

Using dementia-friendly sensory products to maintain well-being

As dementia progresses, a person can find it hard to interpret, process and adapt to environmental and psychosocial stimulation. This, in turn, can cause feelings of []