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8 tips for communicating with someone with dementia

Diseases like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia affect a person’s ability to communicate. As time progresses, communication will become…

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A lack of independence? Helping a loved one to decide to stop driving

If you have an older friend or relative who is still behind the wheel, but maybe you think they shouldn’t be, it can be a tough conversation to try…

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Ways to pay for care for your loved one

If your loved one needs to go into care, you may be understandably worried about how you are going to afford to pay for it. Most people are expected…

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Staying sharp in older age

Growing old inevitably means our brains will slow down. We’ll find it more difficult to recall memories, and to stay as sharp and mentally…

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We are finalists!

We are very proud to announce that 4 of our amazing team are through to the finals of 3 prestigious care awards! Congratulations and good luck…

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Dancing for Dignity at Hampden Hall

Hampden Hall will be Dancing for Dignity with staff members performing a specially choreographed dance for their residents and visitors, on Wednesday…

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Punch & Judy at Ashview

Residents and staff at Ashview recently enjoyed a traditional Punch & Judy show. The show coincided with our home manager Danielas birthday…

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Macmillan coffee morning at Burford House

Burford House residents, friends, relatives and staff had a lovely time at their coffee morning in aid of Macmillan cancer support.…

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What should you expect when you visit a care home?

If your relative or friend has recently gone into a care home, you may be feeling daunted at the prospect of visiting them. You may feel worried…

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Talking to kids about dementia 

Having a loved one living with dementia is difficult for anyone to cope with. For children, however, it can be confusing and upsetting to witness…

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Westgate residents feeling the Oomph!

At Westgate, we encourage involvement in activities wherever possible. Whether that’s a spot of gardening, or an afternoon dance! So that…

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