Category: Resources

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Making time to share stories

    Making time to share stories

    Read our exclusive interview with George Coxon – Director/Owner of Classic Care Homes Ltd and Chair of the Mental Health Nursing Association (MHNA). Here at Care Charts UK, we are always interested in hearing about new initiatives that are...
  • Iconic images of the 20th century

    Welcome to our iconic images of the 20th Century. We shall be adding more from time to time, and each one is available as a PDF for you to download, or if you would like a high quality print...
  • Pets as Therapy

    Pets as Therapy

    The idea that pets can play a therapeutic role is not new: the charity Pets as Therapy was founded over 30 years ago and 4,500 dogs and 108 cats now visit over 130,000 people every week. That’s a staggering...
  • The power of music

    The power of music

    Why, Oliver Sacks asks, does music have so much power? In a fascinating article first published in 2006 he suggests this is a question that goes to the heart of being human. We turn to music, he says, because we need...
  • Chatterbox Reminiscence Cards

    Chatterbox Reminiscence Cards

    Many Happy Returns Chatterbox cards help older people to share their stories and happy memories. Recommended by The Sunday Times, Saga, leading care homes and families as the perfect Christmas gift, the cards reconnect the generations through easy, fun conversations. They are...
  • Does colour make a difference?

    Does colour make a difference?

    There has been a lot of evidence collected about the benefits of using coloured crockery for people with dementia. What is less clear is whether it is merely a question of improving the contrast between a plate and its...
  • Knowledge empowers, but how best to collect that knowledge?

    I was at the Alzheimer Europe Conference in Glasgow recently, and listened to a lot of knowledgeable and passionate people determined to make dementia care better. In one presentation, a simple story was told about a lady who had...
  • Book Reviews

    Book Reviews

    We continue to add books to this section on a regular basis. If there is a particular book you would like to see included, let us know at feedback@carechartsuk.co.uk. Watching the Leaves Dance by Graham Stokes As Keith Oliver...