The festive season can come with the risk of sensory overload for family members who are autistic or have conditions like ADHD. Planning and preparation can ensure that everyone has a merry Christmas.Read More
Caring responsibilities can prevent young carers from revelling in their childhood. However, one festival celebrates the dedicated contribution young carers provide in society. We learn more about the annual Scottish Young Carers Festival.
There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. Providing a beacon of guidance, support, and care is an crucial team of workers: Admiral Nurses. Giving specialist dementia support to families, Admiral Nurse Rachel Murray discusses her role.
During Learning Disability Week (17 – 23 June) it is a time to raise awareness of learning disability and get people connected. However, new research from Mencap has found that bullying is causing more people with learning disabilities to experience isolation.
Caring comes in many different forms and each experience is unique. During Carers Week 2019 (10 – 16 June), the theme will focus on ensuring carers can get connected in their local communities.
An estimated seven million carers in the UK provide invaluable care to their loved ones, saving the government millions of pounds annually. But what more can the government be doing to support unpaid carers?
Going to Accident and Emergency (A&E) in the hospital is a scary experience. For people living with symptoms of dementia it could even be traumatising. Now, one hospital has built a replica bus stop in their A&E waiting room to calm anxious dementia patients.