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Combating dementia sleep problems – Tips on how to get a better night’s sleep

Combating dementia sleep problems – Tips on how to get a better night’s sleepNight time disturbance and sleep problems are very common in people living with dementia, particularly in the later stages as the disease progresses. Dementia causes disruption to a person’s circadian rhythm (body clock) which makes it harder to differentiate between night and day. […]

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5 things to remember for a dementia friendly Christmas

5 things to remember for a dementia friendly Christmas Christmas is a great time to catch up with family and friends and is an occasion everyone wants to enjoy.  But for people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the break in routine and unfamiliar faces and surroundings that festive celebrations often bring may prove stressful. Noisy […]

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Giving elderly people a new lease of life

Giving elderly people a new lease of life Don’t let the press scare you – Residential care homes can be centres of excellence in elderly care The current crisis in the care system, so well publicised in the media at present, can make the position look grim. Believe every story you read and you could easily […]

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NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding

​Source: Alzheimer’s Society​Have you ever heard of NHS Continuing Healthcare funding? ​One Alzheimer’s Society campaigner is determined to spread the word about this little known non means tested NHS source of funding after it helped him pay for his wife’s dementia care. Read his story here…

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