We are now in the depths of winter, and with this time of the year come difficulties for those with Dementia. It doesn’t have to be all bad though; here are a few tips for winter that will help you if you have a relative or care for someone with Dementia. Along with the cold […]
Feeling fatigued? If you work in the care industry you are at an even higher risk of feeling tired and drained due to long hours, being on your feet all day and having an emotional aspect to your job. Here are our top tips for boosting your energy. Even better, most of them are fast […]
Canadian signer-songwriter, Christina Martin, is releasing a new song each week in January as part of Alzheimer’s Awareness month.
Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, an awareness day by the UN designed to ensure basic human rights and quality of life for people living with disabilities of all kinds. Their official statistics are that 15% of the world’s population live with a disability, but we think that if you include mental disorders […]
What a great day we had at the Scottish Care Conference on Friday! The event was well organized, everyone’s stands looked great and the speakers were informative and interesting. Here’s our highlights of the day.
Research carried out at the University of Luxembourg has suggested that online communities and social media can improve clinical care for seniors. Researchers found that additional, valuable support can be offered to older people using online communities and social media, in terms of cases of illnesses and diseases Older adults are now exposed to a […]
As part of Dementia Awareness Week, we have decided to launch a dementia forum, to allow people to “Talk Dementia”, by sharing their experiences with others. We noticed that there weren’t many active forums out there, especially based in the UK. Feedback from the public told us that this would be something which people affected by dementia […]
Good Care Week is an awareness campaign, run by Care Talk, which aims to celebrate and promote excellence in social care and influence Government policy, surrounding social care. This will be done by the coming together of local initiatives to create a national presence and therefore generating greater awareness and exerting greater influence on Government […]
Surely this has been in the works for a while? Patient records and notes going digital. In fact, it’s surprising that so few records are shared electronically between health care providers in this age where smartphones, tablets and PCs are so embedded in our everyday lives. Yet this video from the Department of Health offers […]
Congratulations to Sharon and Hannah, who won our Time for a Cuppa contest that we ran all of last week. If you didn’t get a chance to enter, be sure to like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/recogneyes to hear about future promotions and competitions. You can also sign up to our newsletter to get a […]
When one thinks of tea, we think of it as a classic British drink, and although we have been drinking it for over 300 years, the history of tea goes back much further.