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Art, Dementia. Communication, Connection and the Community
The umbrella term of ‘the arts’ comprises of a wide range of activities and outcomes, and art may be interpretedRead more.
Sleep and Dementia
Many individuals may struggle with sleep at various points in their lives and impaired sleep may impact upon quality ofRead more.
Polypharmacy and Dementia
As health and social care trainers we straddle the medical and social model, and believe whole heartedly, holistic, and integratedRead more.
Dehydration and Ageing
Potential impact of dehydration: Dehydration reduces the padding over bony points within the body and may lead to pressure sores.Read more.
Types of Depression
Depression “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response toRead more.
Deprivation of Liberty – Are we spending public monies wisely?
Deprivation of Liberty – Are we spending public monies wisely? Trish O’Hara April 2015 I for one, am fullyRead more.
Mental health myths and facts
Myth: Mental health problems are rare. Reality: 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem in any oneRead more.
What is mental health?
Mental health? What do we mean by that? Something we take for granted, something that we don’t become aware ofRead more.
Wellbeing is Outcome by Trish O’Hara
Wellbeing is Outcome – by Trish O’Hara March 2015 So the opening chapter of The Care Act is all aboutRead more.
Loss and Dignity by Trish O’Hara Feb 2015
Blog by Trish O’Hara – Loss and Dignity Having just lost someone so very dear to me – This blogRead more.
‘Oiling the Cogs of the Brain’
Last year the Care Act became law signifying the government’s intention to overhaul the care system. With an ageing population,Read more.