I’m worried about coronavirous

The global outbreak of coronavirus means that everything has changed in the past few months, and we’re all having to make adjustments day to day depending on the news. None of us want to feel like we’re out of control of our own lives, but we now know everyone will need to make sustained changes […]

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Memory Loss with Coloured Lights

In memory of Jack, Caroline’s much loved dad, who battled coronavirus, and died peacefully April 2020 Memory Loss with Coloured Lights Those are my dad’s own words Written recently aged 82. Diagnosed three years ago with Mixed dementia with Lewy Bodies. The mixed dementia is a catch-all term: Vascular dementia from the stroke damage With […]

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Home care is good, so use it

Families who are caring for a loved one can sometimes struggle to know when it is the right time is to ask for help. Quite often I find that families leave it too late, and they are almost on their knees with exhaustion or the stress of juggling work, children and a busy life by […]

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Social Worker News

Making the most of life!

You want your mum to live life to the full, to be sociable and, most of all, to be happy. So why doesn’t she seem to want the same thing? It’s difficult and frustrating for family carers when their mum loses motivation to go out as they used to, or just outright refuses to leave […]

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