Monthly Archives: May 2017

Dementia exercise programme from British Gymnastics Foundation gets remarkable results

A chair based exercise programme designed specifically for older people with dementia is being rolled out across the country after trials have proved it has demonstrable benefits in the physical, emotional and cognitive aspects of everyday life. The Love to Move programme, created by the British Gymnastics Foundation, is aimed at getting older people moving and functioning […]

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  • 24 May 2017

Dogs can provide canine comfort to those living with dementia

Sarah Jeffrey, former vet and now CEO of Pet and Companion, a charity providing canine therapy and pastoral care to people in need of support and companionship, has seen first hand the comfort and sense of wellbeing that dogs can bring to people coping with dementia.Writing for The Scotsman, she shares with us her “dogged […]

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  • 5 May 2017