Patient with dementia, 81, evicted from the nursing home during the lockdown after a quarrel during visits

A dementia patient was evicted from a nursing home amid the coronavirus pandemic following a dispute over socially distant visits. Valerie Boxford, 81, received notification from Forest Manor, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts, after her daughter Emma Knaggs repeatedly requested weekly visits despite being blocked. Emma also posted comments on Facebook deemed derogatory and filed complaints with CQC… Continue reading Patient with dementia, 81, evicted from the nursing home during the lockdown after a quarrel during visits

How to support a person with dementia suffering from anxiety

Everyone to some degree, especially with the global climate as it is, has suffered from feelings of anxiety. In fact, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem such as anxiety in any given week, according to the mental health charity Mind. Luca Rado, co-founder of Helpd Ltd, says there are key… Continue reading How to support a person with dementia suffering from anxiety

Greens to the rescue: How eating spinach could help ward off dementia

Other health wonders found in your pantry What is that? Spinach What can it help with? Dementia IN One study, people who ate more green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, saw a significant reduction in the rate of cognitive decline, scientists at Rush University in Chicago found. They tracked the diets and cognitive abilities of… Continue reading Greens to the rescue: How eating spinach could help ward off dementia