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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 3 separate universities in the UK have produced encouraging results with the robotic pets being […]Continue reading
Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia are the two most common causes of dementia in the UK. Together they make up over 75% of all dementia diagnoses in the over 65s. Whilst they share many of the same symptoms, the progression and treatment of the 2 conditions can be very different so it’s worth knowing the […]Continue reading
Recent global research has highlighted a link between hearing loss and dementia. Even mild hearing loss is now believed to double your risk of developing dementia and the risk level increases the more severe your hearing loss. The signs and symptoms of the 2 conditions are very similar. Not responding when asked a question, or […]Continue reading