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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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How do you tell your family about your loved ones diagnosis?

There is no right way of telling family and friends about your loved ones diagnosis of dementia. The...
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Getting Post Diagnostic Support (PDS) right for people with dementia

Improved post-diagnostic information and support is recognised in Scotland’s National Dementia Strategy as one of two key service...
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Dementia and Nutrition

We had the privilege of having Amanda I’ons (Registered dietician) at our Somerset West support group on the...
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Providing emotional support to your loved one living with dementia

At times, we get so fixated on the diagnosis that we tend to forget about the emotional wellbeing...
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Thoughts Around Room Size for Persons with Dementia

  At a recent dementia support group there was a general feeling that more loved ones with Dementia preferred...
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Keeping your loved one living with Dementia safe: Review of Trackimo Devices

We were fortunate to have Lizzie Booth join us at our Somerset West support group recently. Lizzie works...
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Partners in Care: Communication between Families and Facilities

Communication is a complicated and sensitive matter, especially when it involves a vulnerable person with a diagnosis such...
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Joining dementia support groups are beneficial to you and your family

If you have a loved one who has recently been diagnosed with dementia, we understand that it is...
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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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