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Category: Care Homes

  • We’re making some changes…

    We have been providing Remember-I’m-Me Care Charts to care homes, home care agencies and hospitals since 2011 (some are still using the same charts all these years later – what an excellent investment they made!). Over the years, the range...
  • Should a care home choose Remember-I’m-Me Care Charts or Mycarematters?

    Should a care home choose Remember-I’m-Me Care Charts or Mycarematters?

    For those care homes looking to improve their person-centred care there are now two tools to help which appear, at first glance, to be doing the same thing: providing a quick at-a-glance view of a person’s needs and preferences...
  • Report highlights person-centred care as key factor in treating depression

    Report highlights person-centred care as key factor in treating depression

    A joint report from the British Geriatrics Society and the Royal College of Psychiatrists has been published which showcases examples of best practice. The illustrations flow from effective interdisciplinary practice in treating depression in older people living in care...
  • How difficult can it be to draw a star?

    How difficult can it be to draw a star?

    I was introduced to this little exercise at a recent regional Dementia Action Alliance meeting, and thought others might also find it useful; care home managers may like to do it with their staff. Click here to print a...
  • 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,...
  • Two award-winning products… one fabulous offer

    Two award-winning products… one fabulous offer

    We are delighted to be partnering with Many Happy Returns to create the Twist-N-View Happy Memories Set for care homes and hospitals. We have adapted our Twist-N-View Display Care Chart so as to display and store a number of the...
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