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Hospital patients with dementia welcome new distraction room in Doncaster

Nursing support staff at a mental health trust have come up with a new initiative to help their patients with dementia to connect with their past. The two nursing assistants at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have created a specific room for people with dementia and memory problems.Johanne Keeton and Jayne Powney, who […]

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Bridgnorth residents invited to seminar on Care fees and Protecting your assets

A firm of solicitors in Bridgnorth have organised a free seminar to discuss the issues surrounding long term care to help people gain the information they need to make informed choices about how to fund care costs that will best suit their own individual needs.Organising long term care is a daunting business and it’s perhaps no […]

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Alpacas bring happiness to dementia patients in Carlisle

Alpaca duo, Twinkle and Dude, have taken time out from the farm this week to visit patients with dementia at the Ruskin Unit in Carlisle. Twinkle and Dude visited the unit to provide animal therapy, an alternative to medicine which can improve a patient’s social and emotional wellbeing. Patients spent time with the alpacas, stroking them […]

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