Dementia Care articles

Deerhurst Care Home team Jan 2017

Brunelcare honoured for exceptional dementia care

Brunelcare honoured for exceptional dementia care

Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care & Nursing Home has been recognised for providing exceptional dementia care.
Dementia Perception

Bill Gates pledges $100m to Alzheimer’s research

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has pledged US$100m (£75m) to research into dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Shaping Tomorrow: Abena aims to revolutionise continence care

Abena and wearable sensor specialist MediSens are targeting the UK care home market with a revolutionary continence aid product.
Welsh rugby player Rhys Webb with the Mayor of Cardiff Councillor Monica Walsh, General Manager Karen Grapes and Hallmark Care Homes Managing Director at Avnish Goyal at the relaunch of Shire Hall Care Home last November

Hallmark care home scoops national dementia design award

A Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Cardiff has scooped a prestigious dementia design award.

Young volunteers become Dementia Friends

Young volunteers from the National Citizens Service (NCS) have been getting to know residents at Belong’s state of the art care village in Wigan.

Belong creates more ‘Dementia Friends’

Colleagues from local glazing company Northwich Glass have signed up to become Dementia Friends following a session led by Belong Warrington Dementia Champion Michelle Jones.

Dementia friendly cinema proves a hit

Dementia friendly film screenings are proving a hit with residents at a cinema in Cambridgeshire.
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Manikin trainer helps puts staff and resident safety first

Specialist manikin trainer Ruth Lee shares how it can help you attain the best possible CQC rating.

Hallmark launches Together dementia care strategy

A new three-year dementia care strategy was launched by Hallmark Care Homes yesterday at the recently opened Chamberlain Court in Tunbridge Wells.

EXCLUSIVE: Music pilot proves hit with residents

A music therapy service provided by US charity MUSIC & MEMORY has produced tangible improvements in the behaviour and wellbeing of residents at 10 pilot homes in the UK.