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Isolation among older generations is alarmingly common. Even before Covid-19 struck as many as 40% of older people living in their own homes reported feelings of loneliness and boredom. For people living with dementia, this is even more pronounced and sadly lockdown has only made things worse, leaving many people with dementia feeling frightened and […]Continue reading
March 24th We want to thank everyone for your support as we put further restrictions into place as precautionary measures to keep our residents well, and following advice from Public Health England. Staff and residents are being continuously monitored for coronavirus symptoms, which can include a high temperature, cough and breathing difficulties. Should anyone fall […]Continue reading
When someone has dementia the parts of their brain used for telling the time begin to deteriorate and eventually stop functioning. When they look at a clock face they might not be able to understand what the hands are pointing at, and they may easily lose track of what time of day it is – […]Continue reading
At Northfield House we understand the importance of how we can help our NH family with dementia to feel. We have learned from our specialist training based on the philosophy of the Butterfly Approach, that “Feelings Matter Most”! 💜Continue reading
Robotic pets are becoming a more and more common sight in care homes across the country as evidence mounts that these furry companions really do have the capacity to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia. Research studies at several universities in the UK have produced encouraging results with the robotic pets being proven […]Continue reading