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Dealing with dementia: What do we do when our client’s spouse dies?

After B’s husband sadly passed away, it was decided not to tell her the news as she was unable to retain new information. That first daunting night, J’s absence had shifted the atmosphere. My apprehension intensified as the emptiness hung heavy in the air. His bed lay there next to where B slept, empty for the first time in decades.

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12 November 2018
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Elderly weight gain: Techniques for helping your loved one stay healthy

Gain tips and advice for helping support elderly weight gain. These simple steps could help your loved one overcome weight loss and maintain healthy body size.

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07 November 2018
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Should your loved one consider downsizing and decluttering?

Downsizing and decluttering can be immensely beneficial for older people; find out how to approach this process in a sensitive, supportive manner.

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31 October 2018
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How to ease sundowning symptoms

Find out how you can help ease sundowning symptoms for older people with a little help from the friendly team at The Good Care Group.

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24 October 2018
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Care Sector News Review: October 2018

Find out what's been happening across the industry during October 2018 in the latest edition of Care Sector News Review, bought to you by The Good Care Group.

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23 October 2018
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6 fun and creative indoor winter activities for older people

These fun indoor activities for older people will help your loved one stay active and socially engaged throughout the winter months.

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17 October 2018

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Forget Me Not Cafés Hildenborough

The Forget Me Not Cafés provide local support for those living with dementia or memory / cognition issues and their families and carers, through open, free, cafés.

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17 October 2018

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Forget Me Notes Sevenoaks

The ‘forget-me-notes’ provides the opportunity for those experiencing memory loss, isolation and loneliness to meet and join together in song within a relaxed supportive group. Bring your family and friends free of charge, refreshments provided, fun for all.

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17 October 2018

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Dementia Friendly Cinema

Providing support and companionship to those recognising issues with their memory or cognition as well as their carers, families and friends.

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17 October 2018

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Forget Me Not Cafés Chipstead

The Forget Me Not Cafés provide local support for those living with dementia or memory / cognition issues and their families and carers, through open, free, cafés.

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17 October 2018

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Forget Me Not Cafés Edenbridge, Sevenoaks, Westerham

Providing support and companionship to those recognising issues with their memory or cognition as well as their carers, families and friends.

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17 October 2018
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Age UK finds 1,000 unnecessary hospital admissions are made each day

Rates of unnecessary hospital admissions are rising according to new research from Age UK. Find out how live-in care can help prevent such incidents.

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10 October 2018