‘Words come alive’

Des Kelly, Forum Trustee, on the launch of Bringing the Inside Out – a new book of poems uses the voice of people living with dementia  What a year 2020 turned out to be for everyone, especially those in the care home sector. Uplifting news has certainly been in short supply. How wonderful therefore toContinue reading “‘Words come alive’”

Pragmatic Solutions to Care Problems – What does good care look like & how do we look after the carers?

Eventbrite – Gregg Latchams presents Pragmatic Solutions to Care Problems – What does good care look like & how do we look after the carers? – Tuesday, 15 October 2019 at Mansion House, Bristol, England. Find event and ticket information. Pragmatic Solutions to Care Problems – What does good care look like & how doContinue reading “Pragmatic Solutions to Care Problems – What does good care look like & how do we look after the carers?”

Caring for yourself + why I don’t love these billboards

dementia-by-day: http://cargocollective.com/juandiegoguzman/filter/Juan-Diego-Guzman I meet a lot of care partners who look after individuals living with dementia. The recurring theme amongst these care partners—many with varying backgrounds and experience levels—is that they all feel tired. Caring for a person living with dementia is not the same thing as raising a healthy child. Yes, babies are exhausting, butContinue reading “Caring for yourself + why I don’t love these billboards”

Reducing Older People’s Need for Care: Exploring risk factors for loss of independence – Executive Summary – Institute of Public Care – Oxford Brookes University

The report proposes, and explores in detail, three risk factor ‘domains’: Social and Psychosocial Domain Long term or Personal Conditions Domain Life Events Domain Risk factors are then further grouped as follows: Modifiable risk factors such as depression or loneliness, where specific support or services can be offered to minimise their impact. Non-modifiable risk factorsContinue reading “Reducing Older People’s Need for Care: Exploring risk factors for loss of independence – Executive Summary – Institute of Public Care – Oxford Brookes University”