Ourticles

Stories from the community and health professionals, to enlighten, encourage and engage with.

The Effects Of Loneliness

For most people, being alone is a luxury. Taking the time to recharge, focus on personal projects or catch up with a favourite TV show can be a great break from a tiring job or hectic personal life. However for the rest being alone all day every day is an unwelcome way of life.

Dying Matters: What To Do After Someone Dies

When someone important to you has died it can be very hard to know what to do next. We hope that once read through this Ourticle you too may have a little bit more information on what to do next after a loved one has passed.

Music & Dementia

Music and emotion are linked in a powerful way. People respond to music from a very early age, before words and language are developed, and this continues even towards the end of our lives, when verbal abilities may be lost.

Dying Matters: Its Time To Talk

From 2 - 6 May 2022, communities across the country will come together to talk about death, dying and bereavement, as it's Dying Matters Awareness Week.

MP's Vote Wrong Way On Social Care Cap

MPs have rejected calls from peers to revaluate the cap on care costs, following a vote in favor of the policy last night in the House of Commons.

BSL Legal Status Changed

Friday 18th March will go down as one of the biggest days in the deaf community as a new bill passed at the weekend. 

Helping The Fight Against Dehydration.

One in five older people living in care homes does not drink enough fluid and a quarter of those living in their homes without a carer did not get enough to drink, research suggests

Communicating With Dementia Patients

Communication is how we maintain our relationships, so when dementia robs the ability to speak and understand it can strain the bonds between caregivers and their loved ones.

England's Altzhimer's Game

The gesture is in recognition of the 900,000 people living with dementia, England would run out 2-1 victors, but the second half will be remembered for something else.

The Beinfits Of Domiciliary Care

Are you planing the care for a loved one, not sure whether to put them in a care home or to hire a domiciliary care company to come out and look after them.