Tag Archives: dementia

Family Meetings – Caring for the Families of our Care Home Residents

I am proud to say that at our care home Worcester, we established and successfully run on a regular basis, independent family meetings that serve to provide support and information for the families of our residents.  This forum is totally independent to the home and it was a particular passion of mine to get it…
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Specialist Care at our Worcestershire Care Home | Stanfield Nursing Home

This blog forms part of my recently commissioned series of videos showcasing the philosophy and daily life at our care home Worcester, Stanfield Nursing Home. In this article and accompanying video, I hope to highlight the specialist care we provide as one of the leading dementia care homes Worcestershire. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghBOqgihWgw If you put a name over somebody's…
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Dementia battle causes anguish for Sir Tony Robinson

Dementia Battle Time Team star Sir Tony Robinson has told of his devastation following his parents dementia battle. 69-year-old star labelled Alzheimer's 'one of the last great medical terrors'  Revealed his father Leslie 'gradually lost his excitement and concentration' His mother Phyllis died in 2005 aged 89 after seven-year battle with disease Actor also pledged to…
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Dementia Support | More support for people with Dementia

Dementia Support A charity has called on people to make a New Year resolution and spend more time with people who have dementia by giving them dementia support. New research by the Alzheimer’s Society shows that 64 per cent of those in the north east diagnosed with the disease feel isolated. And the findings also…
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Dementia Carers | Dr Sunil Gupta: Help is out there for carers

  Dr Sunil Gupta, GP and Clinical Advisor for Dementia (Midlands and East) at NHS England, on providing the right care for someone with dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Society, there are currently around 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, and this figure is set to rise to a million by 2021. However, fewer…
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