Monthly Archives: March 2018

Robotic pets all set to become widespread in dementia care

​Evidence suggests that robotic pets really do have the capacity to help people living with dementia. Robotic companions have recently been trialled at 2 separate universities in the UK and the results are very encouraging. The robotic pets have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, promote social interaction, facilitate emotional expression, and improve both […]

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  • 11 March 2018

Newcastle wins international praise in its quest to become dementia-friendly

Insert Image Newcastle’s drive to turn itself into a dementia-friendly city has been gaining international attention. Staff from Newcastle City Council, along with partners from across the city who are working to support people living with Dementia, recently welcomed a group of health and social care specialists from Frederiksberg, Denmark.The Danish delegation with their Newcastle hostsThe […]

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  • 8 March 2018