Top tips for helping a person with dementia get dressed

The way we dress is an extension of our personality and buying clothes and choosing what to wear on a certain day is a very personal thing to many of us. It’s also one way a person with dementia can retain a bit of their independence, but as the condition progresses, they may need more […]

Helping a person with dementia de-clutter their home

Spring is fast approaching and you’re no doubt beginning to get the urge to have a bit of a spring clean of your home. As well as your own, it’s also a good idea to have a declutter of a loved-one that might be suffering with dementia’s home too, as due to the disease many […]

Help for people with dementia to tell the time

Being able to tell the time is a skill we often take for granted in our everyday lives. It’s something we do so often that it’s become a habit ingrained within us. Depending on what time our watch or clock is telling us, we know it’s time to get up or time for lunch or […]

The benefits of adult colouring for people with dementia

We have briefly mentioned in our past blog posts how helpful adult colouring can be for anyone who needs to relax and practice mindfulness, but did you know it is a great calming tool for people with dementia too? Colouring is an activity that a person can become engrossed in and they can become so […]