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Monthly Archives: July 2009

  • First Time Blogger!

    Posted on July 24, 2009 by Sarah

    I am the blog virgin of the company! So after a long ponder of trying to think of something you would want to read and be of interest to you, I had a eureka moment! I thought! Wouldn’t it be a good idea to let you know of how we have introduced new products as [...]


    This post was posted in Visual Aids

  • Providing Real Choices For Dementia Sufferers

    Posted on July 20, 2009 by Sarah

    Dementia sufferers and people who have difficulty expressing themselves are sometimes treated as if they are invisible people. I know that unusual behaviour and problems with communication are common place in the Care Sector and dealing with these issues can be both challenging and stressful.
    We at vca strongly believe that this ever growing group of [...]


    This post was posted in Dementia

  • A Mediterranean diet can reduce our chances of developing dementia, but can it help those already diagnosed with dementia?

    Posted on July 9, 2009 by Sarah

    An article from the group, Alzheimer Scotland  shows that scientists have more evidence that a diet rich in oily fish, fruit and vegetables and olive oil can reduce the risk of dementia by as much as 66% in a study carried out in France. A Mediterranean diet is good for us.  Eating foods rich in Omega [...]


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  • Images used as visual communication aids are improving dementia residents' well being

    Posted on July 3, 2009 by Sarah

    A recent article in the Nursing Times showed that a specialist day centre in Manchester found the introduction to menu cards two years ago has significantly improved the wellbeing of the older people with dementia. Before the introduction of the visual aids, those with dementia were not interested in food and now they have a [...]


    This post was posted in Dementia, Visual Aids

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