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The restaurant that makes mistakes

The UK's first ever restaurant staffed by people living with dementia opens for business. Can this ground-breaking venture help the staff rediscover the people they used to be?

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18 September 2019
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Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes'

Changes in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.

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19 June 2019
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Welcome to The Departure Lounge, final destination: Death

The Academy of Medical Sciences and agency The Liminal Space have teamed up on a pop-up installation that uses travel as a metaphor to – hopefully – get us all talking more about the dreaded D word.

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13 May 2019
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Care Sector News Review: January 2019

Learn more about the most pressing care sector news from January 2019 in our monthly review, focusing on care news, medical research and awareness initiatives.

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29 January 2019
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Recognising and reacting to the symptoms of a stroke

Take action when it’s needed most by understanding the symptoms of a stroke, suitable actions to take and how to support stroke recovery.

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21 December 2018
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A quick guide to bowel cancer symptoms and screening

In honour of Bowel Cancer UK's 'Step Up for 30' initiative and 'Cancer Survivors' Day' (both of which take place this month), we've prepared this short guide to bowel cancer symptoms, tests and at-risk groups.

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21 June 2018
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Introducing your after stroke care team

After stroke care is a complex yet vital process designed to help people recover as much of their independence and ability as possible. To mark the Stroke Association's 'Make May Purple for Stroke' initiative, we've put together this article to introduce you to the key members of an effective after stroke care team.

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31 May 2018
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How to Care for an End of Life Client

Live-in Care is suitable for people at different stages of their adult life, enabling them to continue living comfortably at home with the support they need to properly manage their condition or disability. This choice is also extended to those who have been diagnosed with terminal conditions.

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05 December 2017
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What's happening during World Alzheimer's Month 2017?

Find out more about World Alzheimer's Month, the international events being held to mark it and how you can show your support for this worthy cause.

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07 September 2017
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5 ways to communicate with dementia patients

There are things you can do to improve communications that will make a real difference to a dementia patient’s life. Here are five key principles to help you communicate with people with dementia:

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19 January 2017
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Living well with Parkinson’s: an introduction

One in every 500 people has Parkinsons. With the right care plan in place, you can combat the effects of this disease and manage the condition effectively.

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05 December 2016
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What you need to know about stroke rehabilitation

Stroke rehabilitation is a lengthy process that requires specialist medical expertise. But, with the right support in place, your loved one can still carry out many of the day-to-day activities that make them who they are, and reduce the chances of a stroke occurring again in future

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06 October 2016