Tag: Dementia

Review: Still Alice at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

The stage is jam-packed, full of props reflecting the busy lifestyle of professional Alice, played by star of stage and screen Sharon Small. Alice is a 50-year-old professor of linguistics at Harvard University where she graduated from and is clearly a highly intelligent academic.  Married to John, who also works

Dementia-friendly care in Middleton

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This week, we said ‘Thanks a Bunch’ to two very special members of staff who demonstrated behaviour that was the epitome of dementia-friendly care. 💐 Middleton Health Centre receptionist Sheilagh Stirling and podiatrist Rhia Seers were on hand to help when a patient mistakenly turned

Finding calm at Cottingley Community Centre

Cottingley Community Centre was busy on Saturday afternoon (30 September 2017) as they opened their new Sensory Room. The room is kitted out with various objects to stimulate different senses. There is a panel with various textures, made from carpet tiles; light strings; lights that change colour and shapes; seating;