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.
October 16 2014
Maizie Mears-Owen, head of dementia at Care UK, is to present at this year’s Inside Out Festival on how multi-sensory stimulation and design can be delivered within dementia care.
September 10 2014
Research published today by the Alzheimer’s Society has revealed that 225,000 people develop dementia every year – an average of one every three minutes.