"I’m a registered nurse working for specialist dementia care provider, Vida Healthcare. I’d like to share my experience of working in a specialist dementia care home and why more nurses should consider gaining experience within care settings like these."
Looking for a meaningful career where you’ll be able to make a real difference to people’s lives every single day? Whether you’re new to care or you’ve got years of experience, this blog from a care home manager of homes specialising in dementia care is an inspiration.
Terri Spruce is Clinical Development Lead at specialist dementia care provider, Vida Healthcare. Her role gives her the opportunity to build rewarding relationships with staff, residents and families and help promote the take up of COVID-19 booster and flu vaccinations.
Dementia care specialists, Vida Healthcare, have been in the process of rolling out the latest batch of Covid-19 and flu vaccines to everyone living and working in their three care homes to protect them as they head into the winter months. This care for staff and residents is at the heart of their ethos.
For the majority of people, food plays a huge part in their happiness and this is no exception for people living with dementia. Since Head Chef, Linda Aduma, began working at Vida Healthcare, she has understood the importance of providing meals which are nourishing mentally as well as physically.
How can NICE recommendations improve the quality of care for those diagnosed with dementia? Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive and Health and Social Care Director for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), shares her views on their latest impact report on dementia care.
Award winning dementia awareness campaigner Beth Britton writes about the legacy of the G8 Dementia Summit films and the importance of lived experiences.
Dementia is a highly complex and challenging condition that presents itself differently from person to person - a fact health and care professionals are acutely aware of as they seek to provide the very best treatment and support they can. …
As the life expectancy of people with learning disabilities increase, so too does their risk of developing conditions such as dementia. Emma Killick, Director of Adult Services for learning disabilities charity MacIntyre explains how her organisation is working to raise …
Social Care News is pleased to report that Public Health England (PHE)'s National Mental Health Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Networks successfully launched last week. The networks support the delivery of improved physical and mental wellbeing services in local areas and …