March 2, 2022

Help Ukraine 🇺🇦

As the world watches the devastating impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many of us want to help, but simply don’t know how. The invasion has forced at least 150,000 Ukrainians to flee to neighboring countries. Leaving there homes and belongings behind. Eastleigh Care Homes would like to do their part by […]
February 14, 2022

What is Assistive Technology & Will it Change the Lives of Elderly People?

The advance of technology is radically changing many areas of life, but a fascinating area concerns assistive technology. As more people are living longer and want to retain independence longer, assistive technology can support people to carry out various daily tasks. This article looks at what assistive technology is in […]
February 11, 2022

10 Best Books on Dementia for Families and Carers

With just a little insight, it’s simple to understand the isolation and otherness that an individual living with dementia may feel. But often overlooked are the isolation, worry, and practical concern that families and carers experience when facing a dementia diagnosis for a loved one. Turning to books for dementia […]
January 19, 2022

Dementia Journals & Magazines | Resources for Families

Whether you are a specialist dementia nurse or carer, or a family member wanting to learn more, there are a range of different publications you can turn to. Knowing which dementia journal, publication, blog or magazine to read is as bewildering as a diagnosis itself!  We’re here to help! Some, […]
January 19, 2022

What is Residential Care?

When considering elder or dementia care for a loved one you enter a whole new world which can seem confusing. There seem to be so many different types of care available, how do you know which is the right sort for your family member? Here we explain everything you need […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]