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When someone has dementia the parts of their brain used for telling the time begin to deteriorate and eventually stop functioning. When they look at a clock face they might not be able to read the time. They may even lose track of what part of the day it is – often confusing night with […]Continue reading
The aim of reminiscence therapy is simple … to provide enjoyable and stimulating activities to help take people back to a point in their lives when their memories are clearest. For people living with dementia this is particularly important because, as short term memories start to fade, reminiscence activities can help them revisit memories from […]Continue reading
Research has highlighted a link between hearing loss and dementia. Even mild hearing loss is now believed to double your risk of developing dementia and the risk level increases the more severe your hearing loss. The signs and symptoms of the 2 conditions are very similar. Not responding when asked a question, or struggling to […]Continue reading
Memory problems can have a big impact on a person’s confidence. Frustration, loss of motivation and anxiousness – all common symptoms of dementia- can all too quickly lead to people withdrawing from activities and social groups they previously enjoyed. Yet it is at exactly this point, when dementia symptoms take hold, that social engagement and […]Continue reading