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Promoting quality of life with sensory stimulation in dementia care

There is no known cure for dementia, a syndrome that erodes memory and cognitive function. Preserving and promoting...
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Radio 702 interview with Corlia Schutte

Livewell Villages, Occupational Therapist Corlia Schutte, was recently interviewed on Radio 702 to discuss dementia. You can listen...
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When is it time for the next step in a loved one’s dementia care?

Families caring for a loved one with dementia often find that as the condition progresses, not only does...
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Day care for your loved ones this festive season may not be a bad idea

Caring for a person with dementia is extremely demanding. The aim of respite care is to provide some...
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Understanding the different types of dementia

Dementia is the term used to describe a set of symptoms that occur when the brain is affected...
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A 15 year old designs a wearable device to keep those living with dementia safe

People with Alzheimer’s have a tendency to wander. Left alone for a while, they may get up and...
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How to approach personal care when caring for someone with dementia

Your approach to personal care should always take full account of the feelings and dignity of the person...
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Livewell’s Annual Dementia Support Conference

Livewell recently hosted our long awaited and anticipated dementia conference. This year’s conference was focused on providing a...
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Tips to keep your home safe when caregiving for someone with dementia

When you are caring for people with dementia, you sometimes need to encourage them to be independent but...
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Spring-Related Activities for People with Dementia

Spring is finally here, and that means warmer weather has begun! Let’s hope it’s here to stay! After...
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Arrive as family, live with dignity and purpose.

Since 2011, the Livewell Group has been at the forefront of dementia and Alzheimer’s care in South Africa. We are motivated by a personal and heartfelt concern for the dignity and care of our elders and our efforts continue to be encouraged by the strong market need for specialised individual care.

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