November 10, 2021

10 Care Home Christmas Activities for Your Loved Ones to Enjoy

It’s looking likely that Christmas 2021 in care homes will be a distinctly more cheerful affair than last year. What are some of the care home Christmas activities that you can expect to be available for your loved one, and what activities can you join in with? Here are our […]
November 10, 2021

Dealing with Negative Elderly Parents | Practical Tips for Yourself and Your Parent

Dealing with negative elderly parents is a challenge. Tricky interactions can leave you feeling unappreciated, under-valued and drained. Regularly being met with pessimism and complaint is hard. Even when there are really good reasons for the negative behaviour, being on the receiving end of it is tough. Dealing with negative […]
December 8, 2021

Should You Correct Someone With Dementia?

In this article we address a question we are often asked by visitors to residents in our specialist dementia care homes: should you correct someone with dementia? Memory problems are one of the symptoms of dementia, and indeed, one of the most overt. The memory loss is very real, and […]
December 26, 2021

What are the benefits for dementia patients of being in care homes?

Considering the care needs of a loved one with dementia is a complex and sometimes overwhelming task. Should you try to care for your loved one yourself, at home, so that things remain the same? Should you organise carers to come into the home? Or should you support them to […]