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Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care Award

Posted on Wed 27th Mar, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products, General News, Healthcare Projects

New Vision nominated for 2019 award   We were delighted to have been nominated for the Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care Award this year at the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo. The Expo offers 4 awards at the show and it was a great honour to be among the 8 nominees in this category. Others included Tovertafel (The Magic Table) and Ageless Innovation.   The judges visi...

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The significance of personal grooming in dementia

Posted on Thu 14th Mar, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products, Fear Of Reflection In Dementia

And why having the choice of keeping a mirror is important   A great deal of research has been done into the value of personal grooming in dementia and studies such as the Hair and Care project have concluded that appearance related issues should be given more prominence in health and social care policy and dementia care practice. Just recently carehome.co.uk reported about a care home that...

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How to manage a fear of reflection in dementia care

Posted on Wed 13th Mar, 2019 in: Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products, Fear Of Reflection In Dementia

Our article for The Care Home Environment Magazine   We have spoken at length on the blog about the issue of fear of reflection in dementia. This is a significant issue in dementia care and there are different opinions about how to manage it. We have drawn upon our knowledge and experience of the issue and written an article for The Care Home Environment magazine – a leading magazine ...

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See us the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo 2019

Posted on Mon 25th Feb, 2019 in: Dementia Friendly Environments

Birmingham NEC 26-27th March   The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo takes place on 26-27 March at the Birmingham NEC. The event is dedicated to inspiring business growth and a sustainable social care model and we will be there as exhibitors.   .With a wide variety of industry expert speakers and CPD accredited seminars, it looks set to be a fantastic event for anyone involved i...

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Decline in navigation skills in dementia

Posted on Fri 8th Feb, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products

  Using design to compensate for reduced ability to navigate spaces   This article from The Guardian from last year gives an insight into the issues that people living with dementia experience around navigation. In it, Wendy Mitchell – who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 4 years ago at the age of 58 – describes the difficulties that she has with finding her way around...

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