If you need to arrange specialist live-in dementia care, we can help. Elder carers stay in your loved one’s home, so they can enjoy the familiarity of home.
Symptoms of Dementia: What to Look Out for
Symptoms of Dementia: What to Look Out for All of us forget things from time to time, and this is perfectly normal. Many elderly people worry that misplacing items such as keys, or spectacles, could be early signs of dementia, but these are perfectly normal occurrences and are often no cause for alarm. There are […]
Alzheimer’s: Recognising the Stages
Alzheimer’s: Recognising the Stages There are different ways of categorising the stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, but the three-stage model is commonly used for understanding the disease progression and where your loved-one is within it. Naturally, individuals with the disease will all have a different experience, and not everyone will experience all the symptoms. Knowing the […]
Eight Facts about Lewy Body Dementia
Eight Facts about Lewy Body Dementia Dementia with Lewy Bodies, or DLB, as it is commonly known in the UK, is a degenerative brain disease which shares symptoms with other conditions, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. These can include problems with thinking, understanding and memory, as well as confusion, hallucinations, poor sleep and difficulties […]
How to Care for Elderly Parents: Caregiver Tips
How to Care for Elderly Parents: Caregiver Tips Caring for elderly parents is a role reversal that few people find particularly easy. For those of the older generation, it means having to give up a degree of independence and their life-long role as the parent figure. For the adult child, taking on the responsibility of […]
Alzheimer’s Care: What Are the Symptoms to Watch Out For?
Alzheimer’s Care: What Are the Symptoms to Watch Out For? As our parents age, a certain degree of forgetfulness is to be expected. Other issues such as advancing technology can also make doing certain everyday tasks difficult, and this can lead to frustration and anger. The big question is how to tell the difference between […]
Caring for the Elderly: Memory Change Versus Dementia
Caring for the Elderly: Memory Change Versus Dementia Changes associated with ageing can include the slowing down of the brain and body. This is not necessarily anything to worry about, as the individual’s intelligence remains unchanged, but it can take longer to process information. Memory changes may also occur, and many older people have difficulty […]
Live-in Dementia Care or Care Homes: What’s the Difference?
Live-in Dementia Care or Care Homes: What’s the Difference? People with dementia experience many problems, both with memory and with cognition. Alzheimer’s disease is the commonest form of dementia, but there are other types including vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies. People with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders can also develop forms of […]
Dementia Live-in Care: When Is It Appropriate?
Dementia Live-in Care: When Is It Appropriate? Those living with dementia can often be negatively affected by having to move into a residential dementia care home, and while it may seem like an obvious solution to keep your loved one safe, there is a better alternative. As many as 97 per cent of older people […]