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Walking The Wall For Dementia

As part of Midland Heart’s on-going commitment to support both carers and individuals living with dementia, a couple of intrepid colleagues will be walking the Great Wall of China, fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society. Launching their fundraising efforts as part of Dementia week, Lydia Bailey and ...

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British Public Living Unadventurous Lives

Most people are living unfulfilled lives, suggests a survey carried out by Alzheimer's Society to mark Dementia Awareness Week (17-23 May). Over half of the British public (57 per cent) say they want to try out new activities or hobbies. However, less than a third have ...

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Mulberry Court Residents Enjoy PJs And Pampering For Dementia Fundraiser

It was a day of manicures and massages on Wednesday for the residents of Mulberry Court, a Fremantle Trust care home, to raise funds for Dementia Awareness Week. The local charity and provider of care for older people hosted the slumber party style event, which brought ...

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Students Are Blooming Helpful

Childcare students showed their caring side this week as they swapped studies at West Nottinghamshire College for volunteering at a care home. Residents at Churchfield Care Home in Rainworth were treated to a garden make-over by the group of learners who gave up their morning to ...

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A new report that give details of people’s poor experiences of end of life care is published by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.

Researchers in Australia have reported that levels of an iron storage protein called ferritin may be useful in predicting how problems with memory and thinking will progress in older people. Iron plays a vital role in many biological processes that keep our brains healthy, and levels ...

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Report Says A Lack Of Recognition And Communication Are Key To Poor End Of Life Care

A new report that give details of people’s poor experiences of end of life care is published by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. Dying Without Dignity reveals several examples of where patients and their families had negative experiences at the end of their life due to ...

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