July 9, 2021

The Positive Impact of Dementia Dolls and Doll Therapy

Life-like dolls which resemble human babies, or soft cuddly toy animals, when given to those with dementia with the aim of achieving therapeutic effects, are broadly known as dementia dolls. Dementia dolls have been shown to be hugely beneficial to those with dementia, most notably in the later stages, and […]
June 14, 2021

When Should Someone With Dementia Go Into a Care Home?

It’s a tough question, loaded with emotion, heartbreak and loss, but at some point you’ll probably find yourself wondering ‘when should someone with dementia go into a care home?’ Dementia is progressive. But it’s not always predictable. What is predictable is that, unfortunately, as time goes on you can expect […]
June 14, 2021

Am I Legally Responsible for My Elderly Parent?

Am I legally responsible for my elderly parent?   A lot of the information that will bombard you, as you wonder ‘Am I legally responsible for my elderly parent’ won’t actually be relevant. Much of the information out there covers the fact this is different from state to state in […]
June 8, 2021

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May 21, 2021

What is Respite Care? Exploring Options for Elderly Loved Ones

What is Respite Care? Exploring Options for Elderly Loved Ones Respite care is a short-term, temporary break from caring for a loved one. It’s a service that we offer here, at Eastleigh, in our residential homes, when space allows. The goal is to give you a vital break. What is […]
May 21, 2021

Creating a Personalised Care Plan for Dementia Patients

Creating a Personalised Care Plan for Dementia Patients A personalised care plan for dementia patients is essential for ensuring their needs are met, but also that structure and routine is provided that enables those caring for them to meet their needs. Additionally, the process of creating a care plan for […]
May 11, 2021

Creative Therapist for Care Home in Minehead

We are currently looking for a Creative Therapist to join us in our Minehead home. Full & part-time hours available,  at £10.10 per hour. Will involve some weekend and bank holiday working. If you are interested in finding out more about the role or to apply for the role please […]
May 10, 2021

Dementia Action Week 17th-23rd May 2021

“Dementia Action Week is a national event that sees the UK public taking action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. In 2021, the Week will take place on 17 – 23 May. Stand up for your loved ones this Dementia Action Week. Coronavirus has exposed the fact […]