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Water Be Used to Prevent Dementia

Could Tap Water Be Used to Prevent Dementia?

It’s a well-known fact that drinking plenty of water is an effective way to stay healthy, but recent research suggests that it may be able to do more than that. Researchers in Denmark claim that the lithium present in tap water could have the potential to prevent the onset of

Carers Lack Respite Care Support

Carers Lack Respite Care Support, Says Irish Group

An Irish advocacy group for carers in the UK has claimed that carers are at risk of causing themselves both physical and mental problems due to the lack of respite care support available to them. Family Carers Ireland said that carer’s needs are not being kept to the same standard

Power of Reminiscence Pods

The Power of Reminiscence Pods

As we get older, getting outside can become difficult, meaning we tend to miss out on a lot of the things we used to enjoy doing when we were younger. But one group has been up and around Scotland helping elderly people with dementia relive some experiences from their past,

Mandatory For Aged Care

Flu Jab Should be Mandatory for Aged Care Staff, Experts Say

The flu jab is an is an important vaccination to help prevent against the known viruses that can cause the dangerous infection. Yet despite this, the procedure is not compulsory for aged care workers in Australia before they enter the workforce. Recently though, this oversight has been causing alarming problems

Dementia Day Centres

The Definitive Guide to Dementia Day Centres

Dementia Day Centres play an important role in the care industry. Not only can they provide caregivers with a break from time to time, but it can give people with dementia the chance to socialise with others and participate in activities in a safe and constructive environment. But what services

Home Care Services In England

Home Care Services Continue to Struggle in England, Report Finds

A report from health watchdog Healthwatch England has revealed that over 3000 people receiving home care have come forward to talk about what they describe as a “lacklustre service.” Among the number of complaints and comments collected, the report concluded that home care services in England were “in a fragile state”, as

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