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Dementia Care: Coping As A Carer

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be an emotionally and physically challenging journey.    Dementia, a progressive neurological disorder that affects memory, cognitive function, and behaviour, requires significant care and support, often falling on the shoulders of family members or caregivers.    As a caregiver, it’s essential to develop coping strategies to manage […]

The Importance of Communication in Dementia Care

Dementia affects a patient’s cognitive abilities, making them struggle with things like memory, language, and communication.    These symptoms of dementia can be difficult for a caregiver, so communication is crucial in dementia care. When communicating with a dementia patient, it’s important to approach scenarios with patience and understanding. Dementia care requires a great deal […]

Dementia Symptoms: Why Do They Fluctuate?

It can be challenging to accept that your loved one has dementia. Even worse, though, is when you are unable to assist them because you do not comprehend their symptoms. Dementia is a term used to describe a decline in cognitive abilities, such as memory, language, and problem-solving skills. Dementia symptoms can range from mild […]

Early Signs of Dementia That You Should Be Aware of

Every September, the home care community bands together to provide support and knowledge surrounding dementia. It is important to challenge the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The theme for this World Alzheimer’s Month is “know dementia”, which focuses on spotting early signs of dementia that lead to diagnosis and how to support […]

How to Create a Plan For Home Care For Dementia

When it comes to finding home care for dementia, it is important that the best care possible is supplied for your loved ones. Dementia is a cruel disease that affects over 900,000 people in the UK. So, once your loved one has been diagnosed and requires full-time care, dementia care plans can help both the […]

What Stage Should Someone With Dementia Go Into Care?

In the UK, there are around 900,000 people suffering from dementia, which is projected to rise to at least 1.6 million by 2040. There are many existing facilities in place to assist, including dementia home care services and specific care homes. But, how do you know when these systems should be put into place?   […]