We’re pleased to be announcing a new open course designed to better the living quality of those living with dementia, their loved ones and their carers – “Dementia: Nuts and Bolts.” Dementia… What is it? How does it feel? What can you do? How can you help? This course will provide the answer to these
National Dementia Carers Day 2015 – 14th September World Alzheimer’s Day 2015 – 21st September Dementia is an increasingly common illness, affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals in the UK, and directly impacting on the lives of many others. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, affecting 62% of those diagnosed with the illness.
Loss of dignity and individuality are often associated with the ageing process, particularly in relation to individuals suffering from dementia. Below, case worker Fiona Finn, discusses her experience of assisting individuals living with dementia. Loss of dignity is a phrase often used in relation to getting older – the reduction of independence, the need for