Lancashire care home visited by exotic animals

Riverside Care Centre in Sawley, Lancashire, was transformed into a menagerie when Animal Encounters with Home Safari visited the care home.   Residents, their family members and staff were able to handle and learn about a range of different exotic animals including, Blister the royal python, Tango the corn snake, Hedgewood the African pygmy hedgehog, […]

Alzheimer Scotland launches its 4 Second Appeal

The clock is ticking: Alzheimer Scotland launches its ‘4 seconds’ fundraising appeal Every 4 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia[i]. There are 86,000 people with dementia in Scotland: enough to fill Hampden Stadium one and a half times. Those are the stark messages behind Alzheimer Scotland’s latest fundraising appeal, which will ask the public […]

Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia-One week left to apply

There’s just one week left for frontline health and social care staff to apply for the £150,000 NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia. The prize, run in partnership with Janssen Healthcare Innovation, challenges teams to “Demonstrate the delivery of a comprehensive integrated service across health, care and support for people with dementia.” A record 296 application […]

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