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What to do when living with dementia and self-isolating at home

There is currently a pandemic of a virus (Coronavirus) that affects peoples’ lungs and airways. Most people with the virus will experience a high temperature and continuous cough. But in some cases people may become short of breath and need to go to hospital. Because...

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Suggestions for caring during the Corona virus

Caring for a loved one living with dementia can sometimes be a struggle for people who have little or no social network. The Corona virus has made this more difficult for everyone, having to isolate people in their own homes with little or no contact with the outside...

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Dementia and the Toilet

All Posts Dementia and the Toilet The term for being able to control the bladder and bowel is known as continence. Going to the toilet involves a series of complex stages that require memory, dexterity and mobility. A person living with dementia may have difficulties...

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Connecting together through living stories

We all have a story to tell about our lives, sometimes we enhance those stories with funny anecdotes, which, over time can feel more like fact to us, the more we recall them. In the end what really happened and what we remember happening may be very different over...

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