This research paper looks at the effect of a twelve-month individually tailored multifactorial, interdisciplinary intervention targeting frailty, compared with usual care. The intervention reduced phenotypically defined frailty (weakness, slowness, and low energy expenditure) and improved mobility.
In September 2013, three meaningful activity facilitators were appointed to provide additional support for people with dementia across three older people’s wards at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
Activities such as reminiscence, music therapy, and arts and crafts support physical, sensory and psychological well-being help to gain a deeper understanding of the person behind the dementia.
The National Dementia Strategy for England (NDSE), the first of its kind in England, came to end in April this year.
The Design Resource Centre provides access to selected resources for those interested in creating the best possible environment for people with dementia.
This popular tool from the Alzheimer's Society is relevant for people with dementia who are receiving professional care in any setting – at home, in hospital, in respite care or a care home.