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Life As A Carer

Life As A Carer

This is my personal experience of a typical day in the life of a care support worker. No two days are the same. You can never plan ahead, you take each day as it come. This is what makes the job role exciting and very rewarding. Visiting people and caring for people...
Person-Centred Home Care: What does it mean?

Person-Centred Home Care: What does it mean?

Our Clinical Director, Samantha Houdmont, wrote this for John’s Campaign. You can find out more about John’s Campaign at www.johnscampaign.org.uk Being person-centred means that when we plan care with the person, we think about the effect of what we’re...
Activities For People With Dementia

Activities For People With Dementia

Do you look after someone who has Dementia? Here are some of the various activities you can do with them to help with their memory, mental and physical health.   See our article here on is dementia hereditary   Arts And Crafts     Arts and crafts...
Is Dementia Hereditary

Is Dementia Hereditary

Living with dementia can be very difficult. As with any medical condition, patients and their loved ones want to know what caused the condition in the first place. Further, many people wonder if dementia is hereditary, and if so, if it is likely that they will pass it...
What Are The Early Signs Of Dementia

What Are The Early Signs Of Dementia

Is your memory not quite what it used to be? This can be an early sign of dementia. Dementia often refers to the collection of symptoms relating to mental deterioration, confusion and memory loss. Many people suffer from dementia as a result of old age, brain damage,...