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Making your home dementia-friendly : Tips for supporting a loved one with dementia

By Rachel ColemanPublished 28/02/18Dementia affects around 850,000 people in the UK. For the families who support them, it can sometimes be hard to know the best way to help. It’s only natural that you’ll want to help your family member or friend, but knowing where to start can be difficult.Making some simple additions or changes […]

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Stairlifts and dementia : Is a stairlift worth the cost?

The benefits of a stairlift are obvious. Extended freedom of movement, independence and the ability to stay in your own home rather than have to move into sheltered or residential care, are all powerful factors in their appeal.But cost is an undoubted downside. Stairlifts are not cheap, leaving many families caring for a loved one […]

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