Tag Archives: Dementia

Royal Bank of Scotland funds Scottish Borders dementia unit

Royal Bank of Scotland funds Scottish Borders dementia unit

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.

Dementia therapy dolls prove a hit at Camelot Care home

Three dementia therapy dolls have proved a hit with residents at Camelot Care’s Camelot House and Lodge in Wellington, Somerset.

New website promotes benefits of music for people living with dementia

A new website has been launched today to promote how music benefits people living with dementia.

Silent disco proves a hit with care home residents

A modern dance craze is proving a big hit with elderly people at care homes across the South West.

Greensleeves opens dementia care home in Kent

Award winning charity Greensleeves Care has opened its Lavender Fields care home in Kent.

Care home study reveals benefits of night-time positioning

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.

Specialist dementia care home achieves CQC Outstanding

Staff and residents are celebrating at Longfield Residential Home in Blackburn after being rated Outstanding by the CQC.

ROUNDTABLE: Design for the mind

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

Evolve celebrates second Outstanding in less than a month

Evolve Care Group has celebrated its second CQC Outstanding in less than a month.

UK lagging behind other nations in specialised dementia housing, says Knight Frank

The UK is lagging behind other nations in offering housing options to people living with dementia, according to Knight Frank.