Aug 11, 2017

Aromatherapy for Sundowning – VIDEO

Aromatherapy has been found to be effective in helping with the agitation, anxiety and irritability that often occurs in people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.

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Dementia and Your Legal Rights

When a person has dementia, they can slowly lose their cognitive abilities, and when that happens it can cause problems with how they make decisions for themselves. A person with dementia, has certain legal rights that they, their families and their carers should all be aware of. It may not be something that is often... Read More

24 Hour Nurse – A Mother’s Day Story

24 Hour Nurse: A Mother’s Day Story It’s a beautiful thing that International Nurses Day coincides with Mother’s Day this year, Nicky Hondros, a palliative care nurse shares her and her mums heart felt story and provides a little glimpse into what it’s like caring for someone living with dementia. Read More

Apathy “the forgotten symptom of dementia” 

Apathy can be one of the most distressing symptoms of dementia. Seeing a loved one withdraw from the world and impossible to reach can be extremely worrying and upsetting for family. Apathy makes it difficult for someone to enjoy life, and it can even accelerate cognitive decline and increase mortality rates.  Yet there is little... Read More