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Over the past decade of working in healthcare I’ve come to realise the importance of love and attachment in dementia care. However; love, affection, meaningful touch all still seem to be taboo subjects, we’re told not to become ‘too attached’ to the people we care for, and there is confusion around what is appropriate when it...

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Yesterday I attended the National Dementia Action Alliance conference in London. The theme was all around co-production, and the day really emphasised the importance of and need for co-production if we are to deliver the best, person-centred care for people living with dementia. Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Society quoted co-production as: “a relationship...

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care homesBBC Music Day

September 24, 2019

We’re working collaboratively with BBC Music Day to help bring music to everyone in the UK living with dementia by 2020, using BBC Music Day as a platform The fifth BBC Music Day takes place on Thursday 26th September with events and broadcasts across the week. The theme this year is music and well-being; the...