The Role of Reminiscence Therapy in Dementia Care –

[ad_1] March 15, 2024 Dementia is a challenging and complex condition that not only affects cognitive function but also impacts emotional well-being. As the global population ages, the prevalence of dementia is on the rise, making it crucial to explore innovative and effective approaches to care. One such method that is gaining recognition is reminiscence … Read more

How to Respond When Individuals with Dementia Don’t Make Sense? –

[ad_1] Communicating with individuals with dementia presents unique challenges, particularly when their expressions may not always align with conventional understanding. Family members often ask mental health therapists this question. Talking to someone with dementia who is not making sense, how to respond to them.  Dementia, a condition marked by cognitive decline and memory loss, presents … Read more

Eating Well with Dementia | Let’s Talk about Dementia

[ad_1] At the beginning of last year, as part of our rolling review programme, we reviewed and updated the popular resource ‘Eating Well with Dementia – A Guide for Carers’. This has been a valued part of our range for over 10 years and demonstrates successful partnership working with NHS Lanarkshire and Alzheimer Scotland. At … Read more

Preparing for the Financial Aspects of Caregiving Podcast – Dealing with Dementia

[ad_1] Podcast for caregivers helping loved ones with dementia. Even the best made plans need more to lighten the load of caregiving. My parents had Estate Plans, but getting the Power of Attorney accepted at the bank so I could help pay the bills was a difficult task on top of the difficult role of … Read more

New Dementia SIGN Guideline.  Transforming Evidence into Practice

[ad_1] Clinical guidelines are a great way of making sure that the treatments we provide and receive are based on the best available evidence. In November 2023 SIGN 168 Assessment, diagnosis, care and support for people with dementia and their carers was published. It is a significant development, given it has been 20 years since … Read more

Navigating the Skies: Practical advice to support people living with dementia and companions to travel successfully by air.  

[ad_1] Image © University of Plymouth, 2021 Introduction: Air travel is a remarkable and often challenging experience, especially for those with living with dementia and their travel companions. In this blog post, we delve into recent research that sheds light on the unique challenges and opportunities faced by individuals with dementia when navigating the skies. … Read more