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Gracewell Supports The Dementia 2020 Citizens’ Engagement: You Can Too

Have you, or somebody close to you, been diagnosed with dementia in the last few years?

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How to Help Those Living with Dementia to Live Well

Key to offering good dementia care is the attitude we take towards dementia. We have only just begun to debunk the myth that if you get dementia, nothing can be done about it.

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Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield Joins Heads With Age Concern Birmingham To Tackle Loneliness

Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield on Jockey Road is launching a new initiative in partnership with the local Age Concern Birmingham, aimed at tackling loneliness amongst the elderly in the local community.  

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Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield’s Deputy Manager Shares a Glimpse Into Her Nursing Career

Gill Dunn is a registered nurse and Deputy Manager at Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield. As part of International Nurses Day (12th May), she’s shared a snapshot of her career in nursing.

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Ways to Make Your Home More Dementia-Friendly

Zoe Kelly, Activities Co-ordinator at Gracewell of Fareham, highlights some of the key steps homes can take to support those living with dementia.

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My 40-Year Journey Taking On Dementia

In a series of articles, leading Occupational Therapist specialising in dementia Jackie Pool, recently appointed Head of Memory Care and Programming at Gracewell Healthcare, will be making the case for ‘rementia’ – the ‘improvement of function, despite cognitive impairment’ that researchers are increasingly exploring for those living with dementia.

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Gracewell of Salisbury To Host Monthly Carers’ Group

Residents and team members at Gracewell of Salisbury are welcoming all dementia carers to their Monthly Carers’ Group, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Support.  

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Five Top Tips to Keep Seniors Cool In the Hot Heat

The UK is currently experiencing its longest heatwave in 20 years. It is so hot right now that roadways are melting, railways are buckling, workers have been advised to avoid wearing suits to work, and the Met Office has issued its second-highest possible heatwave alert. As UK temperatures rise past those in Los Angeles, Madrid and even Istanbul, it is important to manage your temperature as best as possible, especially for the elderly. As it is often harder to self-regulate internal body temperate as you age, the elderly are at the greatest risk of the dangers that extreme heat can cause. 

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