Mar 07, 2014
Larkland House care home on London Road in Ascot is inviting people in Ascot and the surrounding areas to find out more about diabetes, strokes and dementia on Tuesday 18 March from 10.30am to 3pm.
The team at Larkland House will be joined by three experts for a health awareness day. Members of the public are invited to hear talks from Diabetes UK spokesperson Serena Kelly, Community Stroke Supports Coordinator for East Berkshire Gill Hall and Alzheimer’s Society dementia support worker Claire Garley.
Regional sales manager, Danielle Plant, explained why she is opening the doors to Larkland House for the Health Awareness Day. “At Care UK, we understand being armed with plenty of expert advice and information can make all the difference when caring for loved ones. Diabetes, strokes and dementia are among the conditions we see at Care UK and the statistics can be shocking – for example 75 percent of our residents living with dementia.
“By hosting this event, we can ensure that families have the information they need for spotting early signs and supporting and preventing these conditions, with visitors having the opportunity to speak directly to the professionals as well as team members from the care home.”
Over 3 million people in England are currently living with diabetes, with someone being diagnosed every three minutes, approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year with 1.1 million stroke survivors living in the UK and Dementia affects 820,000 people in the UK with 25 million people have a close friend or family member living with the condition.
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