A new £6.1m specialist dementia unit has been opened in Kelso thanks to a £4m fundraising campaign and a £2.1m finance package from Royal Bank of Scotland.
Three dementia therapy dolls have proved a hit with residents at Camelot Care’s Camelot House and Lodge in Wellington, Somerset.
A care home study has revealed that night-time positioning can help improve quality of life and reduce pain medication for people with conditions such as Parkinson’s, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and dementia.
Staff and residents are celebrating at Longfield Residential Home in Blackburn after being rated Outstanding by the CQC.
Experts from the worlds of care home design, specification, research and operators, discuss the development of a fit for purpose dementia design framework in a roundtable sponsored by Forbo Flooring Systems