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Dementia care

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News and stories about dementia care at home

Read our latest blog posts about dementia care and the customers we’re supporting each and every day so they can continue to live in their homes.

 

Links to Hearing Loss and Dementia

18 March 2014 According to Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the RNID), hearing loss affects the lives of over 10 million individuals in the UK. One of the main causes of hearing impairment and indeed the largest contributing factor is age-related loss (presbyacusis). Our hearing is dependent on tiny hair cells (cilia) within the inner […]

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Dementia Family day a huge Helping Hands success

20 February 2014 A record number of attendees packed into The Homewood Road United Reformed Church in St Albans on Saturday to learn first hand from a local award winning care provider some insight and tips into effective dementia care at home.   The event, one of a series by Helping Hands was hosted by […]

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Dementia care and GPS tags

20 May 2013 Dementia care and GPS tags By: Dr. Rekha Elaswarupu Recent report in The Telegraph that says dementia patients may be provided with GPS tagging systems by Sussex police has received mixed reactions on the social media. The local police force has paid for 15 devices to be worn by dementia patients in […]

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Care Quality Commission report on Dementia

The Care Quality Commission published an update on the state of care in various health conditions as well as various provider sectors. The update raises serious concerns about the care received by people with Dementia. It found that people with Dementia tended to stay longer in hospital, care notes were incorrect, resulting in inappropriate care, people […]

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Dementia Family Day March 2013

Helping Hands’ training team delivered its unique  Dementia training session to 31 delegates on Saturday, to rave reviews and a unanimous plead to roll out the training nationwide. The delegates were mainly family members, all of whom are desperate for more information and tips on how to support their loved ones who are living with […]

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