Category: Individuals

  • Please Tell Me… a new Life Story book

    Please Tell Me… a new Life Story book

    We are often told that nothing can beat our Care Charts for getting information in front of everyone interacting with a person, but that’s not to say the learning should stop there. Our charts provide a snap-shot, at-a-glance view of a person’s...
  • Care Homes can now join John’s Campaign

    Care Homes can now join John’s Campaign

    Why should care homes join John’s Campaign? by Julia Jones, co-founder of John’s Campaign It’s a perfectly reasonable question – John’s Campaign started as a campaign for carer access to people with dementia in the acute hospital sector. My...
  • Oreo, spreading happiness and joy

    Oreo, spreading happiness and joy

    How Therapy Cats Can Bring Countless Joys to Older Adults. St Augustine Health Ministries, a nursing home in Cleveland, Ohio, has a very unusual 4-legged occupant, Oreo the cat. Previously a stray cat, Oreo has become a beloved member...
  • Sport: have we forgotten it?

    Sport: have we forgotten it?

    by Emma Harris We’ve all experienced that feeling when our muscles remember how to do something we thought our minds had forgotten, perhaps riding a bike or swinging a tennis racket. We may assume that an individual with dementia...
  • The Transformative Power of Art

    The Transformative Power of Art

    by Emma Harris For the average person, being given the opportunity to create and express themselves might inspire a sense of freedom and productivity; it might also be something we take for granted. For a person struggling with dementia,...
  • Mycarematters Display Options Now Available

    Mycarematters Display Options Now Available

    There’s now an alternative way to collect and share a person’s needs and preferences, using a simple online tool. Mycarematters has primarily been designed to ensure that a person’s needs and preferences are available without delay in the event they...
  • The Mental Capacity Act explained

    The Mental Capacity Act explained

    We were delighted to be invited by SITRA to collaborate, together with Carers Trust, on a new Guide to the Mental Capacity Act, funded by the Department of Health. It has been specifically designed to support carers of people...
  • Free picture download

    Free picture download

    We’re delighted to add to our range of products two sets of beautiful A3 pictures, with 6 pictures in each pack. They fit perfectly into the clear pocket of our Twist-N-View Display Care Charts, can also be used as conversation...
  • Introducing Mycarematters…

    Introducing Mycarematters…

    It’s already been an exciting year for Care Charts UK, seeing the adoption of our Remember-I’m-Me Care Charts by hundreds more care homes and hospitals, and receiving lots of positive feedback about the beneficial impact achieved by these simple, cost-effective tools. We’ve also made a start...
  • Sight is precious

    Sight is precious

    Jim took a lot of falls in 2012. His eyesight, dementia and arthritis were all conspiring against him. He’d wake up in the morning, forget he could not walk and think the lights had all been turned off. We...