News and stories from Abbeyfield. Discover the latest on age and ageing – from what's hitting the headlines, to stories from our homes and residents.
As we get older, our bodies react differently to cold weather and can make us more likely to develop illnesses or other health problems. But by following a few simple steps and planning ahead you can stay warm and safe this winter.
Westall House is growing. We are proud to introduce our brand new dementia friendly, purpose-built extension onto the current outstanding CQC rated home, coming in Spring 2020. We’re holding a recruitment open day on Wednesday 26th February where you can drop in between 10am – 8pm and find out more about the development and v...
It's common that our senses go into decline as we age, which can have a huge impact on our everyday well-being. Our senses are vital to the way we experience different things, from the taste of a meal to the smell of a loved one’s perfume. A reduction in our senses can lead to a decrease in mood and may even cause a person to...
From reducing agitation to improving social interactions, we take a look at some of the many different ways music can have a positive impact on someone living with dementia:
Abbeyfield are partnering with Playlist For Life to train members of their staff as music detectives, who will put together playlists of personally meaningful music for residents who are living with dementia.
The sensory garden aims to highlight the issue around people with dementia not going outside enough. According to research, just 1 in 10 people with dementia goes outside each month.
Our Golden Galleries art exhibition aims to challenge the perceptions of those who live with dementia and highlight just how therapeutic art can be for those with the condition.
We have pledged to revolutionise the care of people living with dementia by taking pioneering dementia simulator on the road.