Scott Mitchell, husband of Dame Barbara Windsor, told the press seeking help as early as possible for his wife meant she could live “as fully as possible”.
The care workers who join Unique Homecare are committed to providing a friendly and caring service for everyone they look after. In some cases, they’ll be rustling up meals for the people they’re caring for, which is why we feel it’s so important that they can cook and prepare healthy, nutritious meals. As a result, we give all our care workers cookery lessons. We believe that dementia care should include a good diet and exercise, alongside personalised care. Michelle Thompson, managing director at Unique Homecare, explained that it’s not simply about cooking a meal and presenting it to someone though.
Doing crossword puzzles and sudoku regularly might be fun, but it won’t necessarily slow the rate of cognitive decline in your brain. That’s the finding of a new study, which revealed that doing these kinds of intellectual puzzles regularly doesn’t slow down your decline or prevent dementia. However, the research carried out at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Aberdeen University, did note that doing these activities throughout your life does give people higher mental abilities and therefore a “higher cognitive point” to decline from. Dr Roger Staff, who led the study, told the BBC that even though they may not