The role specialised Alzheimer’s nurses play in dementia care

The role specialised Alzheimer’s nurses play in dementia care

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that affects the mind, and requires specialised care. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, or loss of intellectual function, among people aged 65 and older (Alzheimer’s Association, 2015)....
Finding the best dementia therapists for your loved one

Finding the best dementia therapists for your loved one

One of the hardest things in life is seeing your loved one, very often a mother or a father, decline physically and mentally as they get older. This is compounded even further when they receive a dementia diagnosis; it takes its toll on them not only physically and...
10 simple and stimulating dementia care therapies

10 simple and stimulating dementia care therapies

Our current reality – of Covid-19 related lockdown and social distancing – can be hard and anxiety-inducing for anyone, but carers of dementia patients face considerable additional stresses. Confined to their homes, carers must manage the experience of lockdown and a...
Of love and loss: when your partner has dementia

Of love and loss: when your partner has dementia

“He will always be my husband. It’s the disease that has taken so much away from me,” says Glynis Williams. “Richard,” she continues, “is still Richard.”   Glynis’s husband, Richard Williams – her beloved partner of thirty years – has Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD),...