January 9 2015
A report by the Alzheimer’s Society and Marie Curie claims that people with dementia are not given proper end of life care because their condition is not recognised as terminal.
December 23 2014
Everyone wants Christmas to be magical but all too often it can become stressful as family members’ different needs and expectations collide. Maizie Mears-Owen offers advice on how to survive Christmas and support relatives with dementia.
December 17 2014
Gift buying is an art at any time, but what do you buy a loved one for Christmas who has dementia? Maizie Mears-Owen, Care UK’s head of dementia, offers some helpful tips and advice.
December 3 2014
The number of people in the UK living with dementia is headline news, but behind the headlines are carers and relatives, who are in need of care and support alm
November 28 2014
Maizie Mears-Owens, Care UK’s head of dementia services, has found a new way to gently lead loved ones living with dementia into the festive season and increase their wellbeing.
November 21 2014
Independent sector health and social care provider Care UK has announced a partnership with Dementia Adventure to deliver a joint programme of free events, which will provide advice and support for around 800 family care givers.
November 17 2014
Hadrian Park residents are ‘all decked out’ on their north east coast holiday.
October 29 2014
Care UK’s head of dementia services, Maizie Mears-Owen, looks at the exciting opportunities for intergenerational bonding and fun during the half term.
October 24 2014
Maizie Mears-Owen, head of dementia at Care UK, comments on a new initiative which will see GPs receive £55 for every person who they diagnose with dementia.
October 20 2014
Alzheimer’s Disease International has published a report showing that the risk of developing the symptoms of dementia can be modified through lifestyle changes.