London-headquartered high-end homecare provider Good Care Group has launched a dementia-specific package, pitching its services at a client group traditionally seen as best cared for in residential care settings.
It has long been known that the companionship of animals can provide a valuable source of comfort and relief for people. If someone loves animals, the pleasure they get from pet ownership has many life enhancing benefits and
Falls Awareness Week takes place in June every year – the 2011 dates were 20th-24th June.
The event is organised by Age UK and is designed to help elderly people and those who provide elderly care to find out more about falls prevention.
One in five elderly people living in the community is living with depression. Although there has been some stigma attached to depression in the past, awareness and understanding of the condition has improved over recent years.