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NAPA supports the sector to prioritise wellbeing by promoting the importance of activity, arts and engagement.

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Care Home Open Week

What people can expect during care home open week? This year, care homes across the country are opening their doors to the public as part

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Pet Therapy For The Elderly

Pets are a source of happiness. They provide unconditional love, comfort, and companionship. Therapy animals can help seniors with dementia to feel less depressed. Pets

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Purple Tuesday

Purple Tuesday 2021 is a change programme for organisations of all sizes from all sectors to get involved in, with the common goal of improving

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Disability Confident

Disability Confident is a government scheme that helps employers attract, recruit and retain disabled staff. It provides advice and information to help organisations think differently

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Wellbeing and Care Homes

The term wellbeing is being mentioned more and more in the mainstream media, especially after the global pandemic has hit us. Lives have changed for

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Dementia & Covid-19

There are more than 900,000 people living with dementia in the UK (the majority of these are over the age of 65 and living with

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TAP (Thank And Praise)

The TAP social thanking platform was launched in January 2019 by parents Sandie and Phillip Curtis whose special needs son Donavan has received outstanding care

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Dementia UK

Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service. When things get challenging or difficult for people with dementia and their

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The Care Workers Charity

The Care Workers’ Charity was founded in 2009 with the objective of supporting current and former care workers with one-off crisis grants. In 2018 they awarded

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What is dementia?

Dementia refers to an overall term, such as heart disease, with the term dementia covering a wide range of specific medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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What a fantastic charity!

Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks,

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