Jenny Rayner, Personal Activity Leader summits five active volcanoes for Alzheimer's Research UK | Dementia Action WeekHealth Care Career Insights
A few weeks ago we shared with you an inspiring story about Jenny Rayner, Personal Activity Leader (PAL) at a Four Seasons Care Home in York who was about to embark on an expedition to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Not just any expedition… Jenny and her team mates summited five active volcanoes in just seven days including Tajumulco – the highest peak in Central America at an incredible 4,220m! An unbelievable achievement…
Paint your lips RED in aid of Dementia UK #RedLippyDayCare Home Life
I have a note in my diary… It says this Friday, May 4th, is ‘Red Lippy Day for Dementia UK’ and this got me thinking about how #redlippyday came to be… “Red Lippy Day is a fun day,” says Jules. “We hope it makes people realise that the wearing of a bright lip colour was indicative of good times, getting ready to go to weekly dances, following film stars of the day, going out with friends, when youth and vitality were at a peak and not the sad circumstances we all see our loved ones in now, usually at the end of their lives.”
Meet Deborah Davison | Our dedicated ‘Dementia Care Champion’Health Care Career Insights
In the video below we chat with Deborah before the Care Awards ceremony about her role in the home, and she gets the opportunity to read her nominations’ for the first time. At the time of filming Deborah was unaware that she would later be crowned Four Seasons Health Care’s ‘Dementia Care Champion’!
Debra Davison, Dementia Unit Manager crowned 'Dementia Care Champion' | Four Seasons Care AwardsHealth Care Career Insights
Debra Davison, Dementia Unit Manager at Highfield Hall Care Home in Rossendale has been crowned ‘Dementia Care Champion’ at the Four Seasons Care Awards. The award Debra has won commends her passion for providing outstanding dementia care and how she has gone the extra mile to make a difference and provide special experiences for our residents who live with dementia.
My Journey with Dementia | Shauna Rooney Dementia Care Framework Project FacilitatorNurse
On my first week I was told I would be caring for residents living with Dementia. I was honestly quite anxious and I thought that this might potentially not be the right setting for me after all; I began to doubt myself.
Caring for people with dementia | Working in dementia care - How to use the correct language to alleviate distressHealth Care Best Practice
In Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Care Home Nursing Journal Kate Swaffer Chair, CEO & Co-founder, Dementia Alliance International highlights the importance of adaptive language when working in dementia care. In this blog we explore some of Kate’s key points and how we implement them here at Four Seasons Health Care when caring for people with dementia.