A couple of weeks ago (back when we could stand next to each other in our office), Janet Bill, our Director of Operations, who is also a qualified Nurse, explained what you can use instead of hand sanitiser, if you can't get hold of it in shops. #COVID19https://t.co/W3JjtLZy9R
Doris finds a locked door and starts hammering on it and swearing. She becomes even more agitated when asked if she’d like to come away and have a cup of tea. She then starts to kick the door, calling out that she’s a prisoner.
Dementia is associated with old age, but onset has been reported from early middle age. It may be caused by a variety of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, Pick’s disease, vascular disease and Korsakoff’s syndrome;
The SPECAL (Specialised Early Care for Alzheimer’s) method aims to give patients with dementia a feeling of being in control and being able to make decisions which are carried out. It incorporates a number of core tools and best
During the years of study and training leading to qualification, medical professionals quite rightly focus on medicine. Yet when building a career in private medicine, one needs to develop business skills and adopt a more entrepreneurial outlook.
It is estimated that approximately 820,000 people in the UK are living with a form of dementia; this number will increase with the rise in the number of elderly people in the UK. Dementia occurs following damage to the brain.
Communication bridges for patients with dementia
Simple techniques designed to develop interaction and enhance a feeling of wellbeing can improve care and increase practice efficiency, explains Zoë Elkins
There are around 750,000 people in the United Kingdom currently spending their last months of life with advanced dementia, and it is clear that such individuals require very specific and tailored end of life care.
London-headquartered high-end homecare provider Good Care Group has launched a dementia-specific package, pitching its services at a client group traditionally seen as best cared for in residential care settings.
Admission to hospital or a visit to a local clinic can be a frightening experience for a patient with dementia who faces interactions with strangers in unfamiliar surroundings. A nursing team on an acute medical ward for individuals with