Alzheimer’s Research in Bradford

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Memory loss research by an international team led by a Bradford scientist has made a breakthrough that could lead to new dementia treatments. The discovery has profound implications for understanding why some older people, including those living with dementia and those with neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s, struggle in remembering recent facts and adapting new tasks. The project was led … Read More

New drug to help Alzheimer’s patients

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  Those living with Alzheimer’s may soon be able to get an extra drug on the NHS to enable them to stay in their own homes, remember  their family and to look after their personal care. It is also said to make them less agitated and crucially not need residential care. Guidelines by the National Institute for Health and Care … Read More

Support worker available

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Companion/P.A/Home Help available Do you have a relative who is struggling to get out , perhaps they have lost their confidence.and needs assistance to get to appointments. Or are they just lonely would like to see a friendly face for chats and companionship. Do they need the support of someone to join groups for the socially isolated. There are many … Read More

Moving House Planner advice on emergency planning for carers

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Carers have a lot to cope with and sometimes an emergency contingency plan gets forgotten. Quite often the extended family of the cared for person  are not registered at docter’s surgeries as carers.   The Emergency Planning Service is for carers living in the Bradford District. It runs in conjunction with the Safe and Sound pendant. Carers  need to register … Read More

Carers Rights Day Bradford City Hall on the 24th November 2017

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The event on the 24th of November 2017 held by the Carer’s Resource will have workshops, question and answer  sessions and explore the important issues for carers. Topics will include the Care Act 2014  which details the process for accessing help and helps carers access support for themselves to allow them to care for their loved one. Carers are entitled to … Read More

Moving House Planner – working at a Bradford care home to improve CQC status home to improve its

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This week completing a Mock Inspection project at a Bradford Care home . This project is to ensure that when the Care Quality Commission return then the assessment will be improved.  Many small care homes do not have a separate audit team and struggle with improving their rating. Much of the work I do to improve a CQC rating is about … Read More

Dementia week- 14 – 20 May 2017

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Dementia Awareness Week This Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May, Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia. Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it alone. That’s why, during the Week, we want everyone to come together and take … Read More

Moving House Planner moves into Consultancy work

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Moving House Planner is undertaking consultancy work with Care homes who are either in Special Measures or want to improve their Care Quality Commission rating. This new direction happened as a result of talking to Care Home owners when  helping people move into care homes. Many small homes do not have separate staff members who deal with compliance and as … Read More

working with the HALE project

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About HALE HALE was set up in 2003 and became an independent charity in 2008. The overall aim remains the same: to improve people’s health where there is the greatest need. This local organisation provides many activities and events including Memory cafes which are especially useful for those living with Dementia. They work with people of all ages and backgrounds, … Read More