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  • Brilliant Poem by Norm NcNamara who was diagnosed with Dementia at the age of 52.

    Posted on June 6, 2012 by admin

    I’m still me
    Hello old friend, sit next to me,
    I`m still the man I used to be,
    Do you remember way back when?
    We played with sticks and built a Den?
    And how we ran through cobbled streets,
    Drinking Tizer and eating sweets,
    The times we had without a care,
    Times that I would like to share,
    It's yesterday that troubles me,
    I can’t [...]

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  • Namaste Care Programme

    Posted on June 6, 2012 by admin

    I've just come across an article on the BBC website called Namaste, meaning "to honour the spirit within.
    The programme has been developed for care home residents with severe dementia who can no longer speak up for themselves. They may be immobile, and prone to infections. They often have difficulty swallowing, and may suffer from pain.
    The [...]

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  • Holiday Tips

    Posted on May 17, 2012 by admin

    Going on holiday should be a relaxing and enjoyable experience; a carefully planned holiday can be enjoyable for people with dementia and their loved ones, offering new experiences and a break from routine. The extent to which a person's dementia affects their daily life will also determine the type of holiday that is most suitable.
    Here [...]

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  • Live Discussion About Dementia - Wednesday 18th April

    Posted on April 17, 2012 by admin

    Never before has Dementia been so talked about & discussed across the nation. When David Cameron launched his national challenge on Dementia, he promised to double funding into research to £66 million by 2015. At the same time the Prime Minister announced a national screening scheme to be rolled out across the country’s GP surgeries.
    Cameron [...]

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  • Launch Of New Website

    Posted on March 19, 2012 by admin

    After literally months of planning, arguing, designing, developing and testing we finally went live with our new website on Friday.  We really like it, we hope you do too – and we’d really like to hear what you think.
    Our former website had served us well, and its design has stood the test of time over the past [...]

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  • Hello world!

    Posted on October 24, 2011 by admin

    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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