Month: March 2014

  • See Change: Think Pain

    It is thought that as many as three in four people living in care homes may be in pain at any one time. It is one of the major challenges when providing care to someone with dementia… if a person...
  • When opportunities for pleasure are rare, food needs to be taken seriously.

    There are increasing efforts to improve the quality of food in care homes, but if a resident cannot experience the taste or smell of what’s on offer, they are unlikely to be enthused about eating, however appetising it looks...
  • Getting to know each other

    We’re always going on about the importance of needing to know about a resident’s needs and preferences, but what about your staff? Might they like to share what they like and dislike, and might they learn something from the exercise as well? Encourage your staff to...