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Why dementia care demands a SPECAL approach

One in six of us will develop dementia at some point during our lifetimes. For a condition that affects so many, it is surprising that we’re only just beginning to take steps towards understanding and trying to minimise its negative impact on quality of life

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20 September 2021
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Understanding and improving nutrition for the elderly

Nutritional needs change as we age for a number of reasons. Here’s our advice for tailoring nutritional intake to the needs of the elderly.

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14 June 2021
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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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14 May 2021
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Our live-in carers are equipped to spot infection early

How we are enabling effective prevention and detection of infections within our live-in care service.

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27 May 2020
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Rosemary Conley provides wellbeing support to live-in carers

We launched an initiative aimed to boost physical and mental wellbeing of our live-in carers.

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09 April 2020
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What are the alternatives to pet rehoming?

Getting older and having more complex care needs can bring about a tough decision if you have a pet at home.

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08 October 2019
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Eating and dementia

Sitting down for a delicious meal, taking a sip of a nice cup of tea, or working your way through a crisp pint on a summers day are some of the most pleasurable things in life, and often taken for granted.

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04 October 2019
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Sleep and dementia

We all know the value of a good night’s sleep. No one feels their best the morning after hours of tossing and turning. But unfortunately for people with dementia, among other troublesome symptoms, sleep can also be affected.

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01 October 2019
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Life-changing messages for people with dementia

We must challenge the rhetoric that describes those living with dementia as no longer themselves, says Roger Clough. Plus letters from Nori Graham, Jim Cosgrove and Barbara Deering.

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21 August 2019
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Walking 8,900 steps a day could lower risk of Alzheimer's, researchers claim

Walking just under 9,000 steps a day could help protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease, researchers have claimed.

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17 July 2019
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Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests.

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14 July 2019
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'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts

Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’.

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29 June 2019