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Companion Animals and the Elderly

As many as half of UK households own at least one pet and companionship is amongst the most often cited reasons for having acquired one. People and the animals that they live with form close bonds that can have all sorts of positive impacts on both parties. These...

Alzheimers Association International Conference Round Up – Part 2

In the second part of our round-up of research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) last week, we look in particular at the issues of prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Further information on all of the research...

Care Providers as Companions: Fighting Isolation and Loneliness

As people age, there is an increased risk of social isolation. Mobility decreases, family and friends move away, impairments to hearing or other senses make social situations more stressful and less attractive. According to the NHS, over two million people over the...

The Technological Future of Social Care?

Debates around the future of social care funding, recruitment and provision have been hard to escape from in recent months. Whatever your view on the current situation, one of the key factors in driving efficiency and reducing costs in future will be the increasing...

How Exercise can help Dementia

There are many obvious benefits associated with a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise that apply to everyone. There is also now an increasing body of evidence that suggests that exercise can be particularly effective in combatting dementia. First of all, a healthy...

Innovation in Care – the Dutch Dementia Village

At Greenwood we are constantly looking for inspiration from other care providers. We read about this provider in Holland which is using innovative techniques to care for Dementia patients in a residential setting. Unfamiliar settings and routines can be amongst the...

The Importance of Day Care

Homecare isn’t just for those who need specialist attention around the clock. At Greenwood Homecare, we provide a range of flexible day care services that can be adapted to the needs of you or your loved one. Perhaps one of the most important roles of home care is to...

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