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The Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia scheme arrives in Stockton

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Stockton Council have introduced a scheme whereby books are being prescribed to benefit people who are affected by dementia, as well as their carers. The scheme, Reading Well Books on Prescription, was introduced in February, 2015. It’s hoped that the scheme will give a greater understanding of dementia, and the relevant challenges involved, for carers … Continue reading

How Care Homes have Changed in the Last Thirty Years

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Over the past 30 years, care homes have seen a significant change in the way they operate and are managed. A Bupa report from 2003 revealed that 36% of residents were living with dementia and, by 2015, the Alzheimer’s Society revealed this figure was now closer to 80%. With an increase this large, it calls … Continue reading

HenPower Makes for a Happy Care Home

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Keeping hens is no longer a job solely for farmers, as many people in the UK are creating their own chicken pens – not just for a source of fresh eggs, but for something more… Alzheimer’s and Loneliness The Campaign to End Loneliness has estimated that the risk of Alzheimer’s diseases can increase by as … Continue reading