Eating! Dementia can greatly affect a person's relationship to food and eating. The behavioural, emotional and physical changes that take place as dementia progresses can all have an impact upon a person's eating habits and on their intake of food and drink. http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scrip ....
With referece to the article There are quite a few nasty comments – makes me wonder if some of these paid care workers are cut out to attend to sick, elderly frail, disabled and vulnerable people. http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_eek.gif I agree with your dad Meg, I felt like I was living in a Ge...
Out of interest
What should they be called ?
Not sure if anyone is interested
Welfare Reform Act 2012
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/201 ... 005_en.pdf
Sorry, hope this provides a better overview : Top tips for carers http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/d ... entID=1205 [/quote]Care on a hospital ward! Care on a hospital ward Help from hospital staff "Ward staff will not necessarily know that the person has dementia, or may lack experience in wor...
Sorry, hope this provides a better overview :
Top tips for carers

http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/d ... entID=1205
Why people should sign Pat's e-petition "A single mother working part time and with a disabled child is to be made homeless by Tory Housing Benefit cuts." http://eoin-clarke.blogspot.com/2012/01 ... rking.html Have also read today, about an 80 year old widower, who has been informed by her council s...
This is me leaflet

"Alzheimer's Society has launched a new leaflet to support people with dementia who are going into hospital."

http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/d ... loadID=399
Carers & Education Carers Allowance is paid for 35 hours a week it is calculate from Sunday to Sunday, so in theory if you are caring 24/7 then you should be entitled to have a break to peruse your own interests! However, the DWP might see this differently there is a 21 hour rule for education. http...
Diva, I also remember discussing 'unpaid work placements' and the wider issue of "Human Rights" - well here's a victory that should send a warning to all those private businesses and charities using 'slave labour'. "Cait Reilly, a 22-year-old geology graduate, brought her case against the Department...