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Horses to provide a new form of dementia care in Cumbria

Gaudium Ltd, the Penrith-based company that supports older and disabled people living in the community, are pleased to announce details of a new project they are establishing. The company is teaming up with Happy Hooves Riding Centre of Eamont Bridge, and ChangeWays Therapy Solutions, to provide courses in equine assisted therapy for people with dementia. […]

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John’s Campaign to allow carers to stay with dementia patients in hospital gains momentum

In November 2014 Nicci Gerrard, journalist and daughter of Dr John Gerrard, started a campaign in memory of her father, to give carers the right to stay with dementia patients in hospital in much the same way parents are allowed to stay with sick children.She had endured the misery of watching helplessly as a 4 […]

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North Yorkshire launches its dementia-friendly Herbert Protocol

​ North Yorkshire have followed the lead of neighbours, West and South Yorkshire, in implementing a national scheme designed to help people with dementia who go missing. The Herbert Protocol aims to provide the police with quick, detailed information about a person’s background and history in a standardised format that will help speed up the […]

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