Top tips for keeping people with dementia calm

We are revealing some helpful techniques our carers use to keep service users with dementia calm as part of World Alzheimer’s Month. People with dementia can often panic and become agitated and it’s important to use calming techniques for those with the condition and the company has rolled these out as part of its training. […]

The benefits of photographs in early stages of dementia

Photographs can be extremely beneficial to a person in the early stages of dementia. There are currently 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. This is projected to rise to 1.6 million by 2040. More than 209,600 people will develop it this year. Seeing old holiday snaps, family portraits or […]

How you can show support during World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. It is an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia as two out of three people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. This year marks the 8th World Alzheimer’s Month and the month also incorporates World Alzheimer’s Day […]

World Alzheimer’s Month and how to participate

World Alzheimer’s Month, which was started by the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), was launched in 2012 and is observed all over the world every September. It originally started out as World Alzheimer’s Day, which takes place on September 21, but was extended to include the full month of September in order to allow associations all […]

We’re supporting ‘hidden’ carers for National Dementia Carers’ Day

We are showing our support and helping to raise awareness about the importance of society’s ‘hidden’ carers as part of National Dementia Carers’ Day this month (September, 2018). National Dementia Carers’ Day, part of World Alzheimer’s Month, takes place on September 9 and recognises and celebrates informal dementia carers, while highlighting what it means to […]

Free expert advice on spotting early signs of dementia

We are offering expert advice to the public on spotting the early warning signs of dementia as part of World Alzheimer’s Month next month (September, 2018). According to the Alzheimer’s Society, there are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to more than one million by 2025 and two million […]