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Lighting Proves Illuminating For Dementia Care Home

A recent blog caught our eye on www.carehome.co.uk, if you’re interested we’ve included the link at the bottom of our blog should you wish to read the whole article. It highlights the interesting reduction in falls in a care home, by utilising an innovative lighting scheme.

The scheme came about as a result of the care home manager noticing in the annual falls report, that...
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How To Improve The Bathing Experience For Someone With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition marked by tremor, muscular rigidity and slow imprecise movement. Understandably this leads to normal day-to-day tasks becoming difficult, including use of the bathroom.

By implementing a few simple changes, you can help make a huge difference to someone with Parkinson’s disease being able to use the bathroom safel...
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Designing A Bathroom For A Person With Dementia

Dementia affects more than 800,000 people in the UK with numbers rising every year as the population gets older. People who have dementia can find their appreciation of danger decreases, making routine tasks hazardous. Bathing is one such task that presents many dangers, such as obstacles in the bathroom, slip hazards and scalding hot water. This can cause the bathroom to become a dangerous ...
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Do You Know How Your Parents Cope In The Bathroom?

Everyone ages. Everyone gets old. With the onset of old age our parents can become less mobile. It can have such a gradual advance that we do not notice it creeping up on our parents. Then again, if we have not seen them for some time, the way things have changed for them may come as a surprise to us.

A gradual decline in the ability to complete everyday tasks

Our parents may...
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