Puppy days …

The benefits of owning a pet … Meet nine week old Lily, Coco, Jessie, Annie or Lola … ? Whilst the family continue to debate puppy’s name, the springer spaniel is getting to know her way around the house, finding things to have a chew at and barking at the cat. She’s been with us […]

Personal & Social Care Survey

Hello everyone, I’d like to share this survey information regarding personal and social care which I came across on Linkedin – Courtesy of Alan Majer, Toronto 11.10.2012: “I’d like to share some research that surprised me – caregivers claim that the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) are less important when it comes to keeping an […]

Please take a drink with me…

A person who is living with dementia may not be able to tell you if they are too hot – hungry – light headed – tired or thirsty. If you are caring for someone with dementia, please try to make sure the person drinks plenty of fluids. Drinking water regularly and especially during these very […]

Welcome to Dementia Workshop

Welcome Dementia Workshop and to the first Dementia Workshop blog post. First I must introduce myself briefly; my name is Gillian Hesketh and I have developed a range of memory prompts and creative materials to help carers and families interact with our elders or someone who is living with dementia. After much study [more later], […]