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COVID-19: Your Guide to Visiting a Loved One in a Care Home
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COVID-19: Your Guide to Visiting a Loved One in a Care Home
Back in March, many care and nursing homes went into lockdown due to the Coronovirus pandemic that swept the UK and the rest of the world. Families of elderly residents were unable to visit due to the risk of spreading the virus and have had the heartbreak of being away from their loved ones for months.
Improving Games for Care Home Residents – Putting a twist on the classics
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Improving Games for Care Home Residents – Putting a twist on the classics
No doubt in every care home around the country there’s an activity cupboard or box in which you’ll find classic games that are familiar to us all. During lockdown these games have surely been invaluable to help keep people entertained. However the same old game over and over again can quickly lose its appeal.
How is COVID 19 Affecting Dementia Referrals? | Activities To Share
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How is COVID 19 Affecting Dementia Referrals? | Activities To Share
Latest figures show that there has been fewer people being officially diagnosed with dementia. Between February and June 2020, the numbers decreased by 4.1% according to the NHS. In addition, there has also been an even more pronounced drop in people being referred to memory services, with figures being a fraction of what they were prior to the coronovirus lockdown.