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“People often say to themselves in life that they should avoid a variety of occupation, and, more particularly, be the less willing to enter upon new work the older they grow. But it is easy to talk, easy to give advice to oneself and others. To grow old is itself to enter upon a new business; all the circumstances change, and a man must either cease acting altogether, or willingly and consciously take over the new rôle.”
Here we present some of our favourite websites
Person Centred Software provides a cost effective, easy to use and reliable method of evidencing care interventions.
Cowgill Holloway is one of the North West’s leading independent firms of chartered accountants and business advisers, which specialises in advising and providing financial solutions to owner managed businesses both in the UK and internationally. Services provided include Kingscrest VAT claims for care homes.
The importance of music is recognised in therepeutic use with an ever increasing worldwide population affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.
The most informative site on understanding dementia. Regularly updated and packed with invaluable insights and resources from Gemma Jones, world expert in dementia. Its purpose is:
At this site, all aspects of caring will be acknowledged – the frustrations and failures as well as the achievements and successes. Concepts, guiding principles, current research, anecdotes will be added to the site regularly via newsletters.”
Our mission is to help encourage development of a better understanding between staff and employers. As such our company is dedicated to “helping to make the world a better workplace”.
The Values Centre website was created by Richard Barrett & Associates to provide information on the application of the Seven Levels of Consciousness model and the Cultural Transformation Tools ® for the cultural transformation of corporations, non-profits, NGO’s, government institutions, schools, communities and nations, as well as providing details on the use of the model and tools for personal transformation and leadership development.
Roger’s website is a goldmine of information covering everything from book reviews to essays on current events, and an article on ‘How to be Happy’. Really popular site for inspiration.
Puzzles, Quizzes and Reminiscences
“The Marlow Media Group provides care homes and other seniors’ groups with puzzles, quizzes and reminiscing material in the form of a weekly ‘Yesteryear’ puzzle bundle. We carefully consider the content of all the puzzles we produce, so that they are both interesting and relevant to the older generation.”
Hopefully this new resource will be a little like Tripadvisor and will gather peer reviews to help people make good choices in care.
“People looking for residential care for themselves or on behalf of others often find it difficult to know how to find the most suitable care home or care at home, especially at a time of crisis when there are so many anxieties and problems to deal with. RateMy-Care provides an internet platform for service users and their representatives to tell people looking for care services about their care experiences.”
This is a lovely and imaginative and innovative way of changing the way we think about care…………
Some great resources, tips, caregiver stories for dementia caregivers in India.
For the more mathematically minded.
Frameworks 4 change run Compassionate Care Training that results in consistently high standards of:Compassion, Attentiveness, Respect, Equality
This woman is a proof that we don’t have to worry about getting old……
Together creating truly great care for older people