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

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 … Read more

Tips for Helping a Loved One Adjust to Assisted Living

Do you have a senior loved one who needs more resources, time, and care with daily activities than you alone can provide? Are you considering moving them to an assisted living community? These are designed to provide care and assistance with daily activities, while ensuring their residents some level of … Read more

Occupational Therapy Co-Designing Post-Diagnostic Support for People Living with Dementia.

Journeying through Dementia 2020-2023 Part 1 The developing evidence on the benefits of AHP early interventions, the value of supported self-management and rehabilitation in enabling people to live well with dementia is overwhelming. It is therefore imperative that AHPs develop and/or adopt models of practice based on the evidence. This … Read more

The power of social media. Student physiotherapy advice for people living with dementia.

Hi, I am Megan, and I am an MSc Physiotherapy student from Edinburgh Napier University and I have just completed my first practice placement with Alzheimer Scotland. During the placement, I had the opportunity to lead the AHPdementia Instagram page during my last 4 weeks of placement. This gave me … Read more

The power of social media. Student physiotherapy advice for people living with dementia.

Hi, I am Megan, and I am an MSc Physiotherapy student from Edinburgh Napier University and I have just completed my first practice placement with Alzheimer Scotland. During the placement, I had the opportunity to lead the AHPdementia Instagram page during my last 4 weeks of placement. This gave me … Read more

A webinar series: Occupational Therapy & Dementia. Promoting Inclusion, Rights and Opportunities for People Living With Dementia

PERSON, Environment and Occupation. #ROARdementia WEBINAR SERIES: PERSON 24th October at 3pm BST. INTRODUCTION Occupational therapists work to enable people and communities to live their best lives. They work with people of all ages, focusing on the ways in which time spent influences health and well-being, this could be playing … Read more