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How to use Murals in a Dementia Care Home

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I posted the above image on Facebook a couple of days ago and perhaps I shouldn't have been surprised to be challenged with "this type of thing is all very well but can residents buy stamps, withdraw money and...." basically do the stuff you'd expect to do in a Post Office?

 

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Care Home Professional Magazine Feb 2019

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A failing care home's future looked grim as the 70 bed property was assessed as 'requires improvement' in all areas. With an embargo on new admissions and a plethora of additional issues, something significant had to be done to avoid the home being closed.

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4 year old boy befriends 91 year old man who has dementia

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The BBC published this fabulous and inspiring short story of a friendship that has brought immeasurable benefits to all concerned.

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The hidden fire hazard in our care homes

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Lurking unnoticed in the corridors of many care homes is a real hazard which should raise significant concern.

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The need for orientation aids in a Care Home setting

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Awareness of the importance of sensory cues should prompt us to actively employ them as a means to reinforce way-finding and orientation in otherwise unfamiliar places.

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