We care home managers are really keen to work with and develop research. So why don’t we?
"Alzheimer's drug may keep late-stage sufferers out of nursing homes," The Guardian reports. A study found people with Alzheimer's who continued to take a drug called donepezil were less likely to be admitted into care than people who stopped taking it.
The Alzheimer’s Society is urging people with dementia and their care workers to resist the temptation to ‘hibernate’ after the clocks go back this weekend.
My grandmother died when I was eighteen years old, having been diagnosed with Alzehimer’s Disease several years beforehand. I did not see her much as her dementia started to progress; I believe it would have been a landmine of confusion for both of us.