What are the signs and symptoms of dementia?

Dementia itself is not a disease. Dementia is the name given to a collection of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. These symptoms are the result of progressive damage to the brain brought on by one or more different

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What should you not say to someone with dementia?

Speaking with a family member or friend living with dementia can present significant communication challenges. When your loved one is feeling confused or anxious, the last thing you want to do is say something that could upset them further. While

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How to support someone with dementia this Christmas

Make the festive season inclusive for the whole family by taking simple steps to ensure loved ones with dementia enjoy Christmas too. Christmas is a lonely time for many older people. And, with a condition like dementia, older people can

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The four main types of dementia

The four main types of dementia The four most common types of dementia are Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal dementia. Each of these types of dementia is characterised by a unique set of symptoms and underlying ...

Support after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Receiving or hearing the news of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be a challenging, life-changing event that can bring a mixture of emotions to you or your loved ones. You may be feeling shocked or in disbelief by the news and

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Stay Hydrated with Homecare

The Importance of Hydration in Dementia Hydration is vital for people of all ages, and is important for maintaining overall health and well-being. Drinking enough fluids ensures the optimal functioning of vital organs, aids digestion, regulates body temperature and supports

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Supporting clients who experience sundowning

Our resident dementia expert Dr Jane Pritchard, explains what is meant by ‘sundowning’ in dementia and helpful tips on reducing discomfort and distress. ‘Sundowning’ is the name given to when people with dementia become more confused, anxious or distressed during

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The Cost of Dementia Care | The Good Care Group

The cost of dementia care At The Good Care Group, we know from our experience in helping many families plan for dementia care at home that the cost of care is a significant consideration. Once you have decided that dementia ...

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