Feeling the fear

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  • On 21st December 2015
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A person with dementia can become fearful over everyday tasks and activities that most of us take for granted. Christina Macdonald explains how to calm them down When you are caring for a person with dementia, the learning never stops. Ideas can backfire. Something that seems like a good idea, such as taking someone out […]
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Should you take a person with dementia on holiday?

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  • On 4th December 2015
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Christina Macdonald’s efforts to treat her mother to a luxury spa break backfired badly and proved to be quite a learning curve It might seem like a nice idea to treat a person with dementia to a short break away from home, especially if they have just been diagnosed or they are feeling depressed and […]
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