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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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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

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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Enrich lives by enhancing the home environment with live-in care

Find out how live-in care enables you to go about enhancing the home environment in ways that aren't possible with a residential care arrangement.

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13 September 2018
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What's in the pipeline for World Alzheimer’s Month 2018?

To mark World Alzheimer’s Month 2018, we've put together this handy overview of the initiative and the events being organised to mark it.

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06 September 2018
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Wellness Café

A free cafeĢ for older people to enjoy tea, cake, table tennis and social activities.

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20 June 2018
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Using SPECAL: A Case Study

As a carer, it is inevitable that some of your clients will be living with dementia and to care for someone with dementia can be very challenging, as well as very rewarding. At The Good Care Group, we are privileged to be taught the SPECAL method of communication and are each given a copy of Oliver James’ excellent book on how to use the SPECAL method, “Contented Dementia”.

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18 May 2018
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Family Support & Coping with Dementia and Making Decisions

We'll talk about some of the practical and legal issues surrounding the care of people with dementia with particular emphasis on relieving the pressure on their families

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04 May 2018
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Less than 5% of research funding spent on developing dementia care techniques

More funding should be directed towards developing dementia care techniques (Alzheimer's Society); exploring new research and The Good Care Group methodology.

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12 April 2018