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Tag: care homes

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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