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Dementia Times - Autumn 2016

01
Sep
2016

The Dementia Times is our regular online newsletter. Featuring stories on dementia care and the latest news on nursing and healthcare.

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Let the good times roll! Reminiscence Therapy introduced at Mid Yorks

18
Aug
2016

The Dementia Support team at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have recently introduced new digital reminiscence therapy computers onto the elderly care wards at Pinderfields and Dewsbury Hospitals.

The digital reminiscence therapy is a form of cognitive therapy which calms, stimulates and reduces agitation in patients with dementia. The therapy has been proven to help and positively engage dementia patients, with a cognitive decline in mental abilities such as memory and thinking.

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Community Health Trust introduces technology to help neurology and dementia patients

20
Aug
2015

Digital software which provides memory therapy for patients who have dementia, or those who have suffered a head injury or stroke, has been introduced by Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust (NCH&C) at several of its inpatient units.
The My Improvement Network equipment uses interactive touch screen tablets to access personal photos, patients’ favourite music, TV programmes and life stories. A profile can be built about each patient, which can include their likes and dislikes, as well as information about their family and friends.

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