Dementia What is Dementia? “Dementia is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. There are different causes of dementia and many different types”. Symptoms may include: Thinking speed Memory Loss Mental Sharpness and quickness Language - struggling to use words Understanding Judgement Mood Movement Difficulties doing daily activities How does Cura-Care support someone with Dementia? Depending on the level and form of dementia, we would support the individual to stay within their home. We would work close with the family to create a person centred care plan for the individual ensuring the care we will provide the highest quality care. Watch Jackie and Teresa explain more
WALK #amileintheirshoes FOR MEN's MENTAL HEALTH This weekend, Saturday 10th October 2020 is World Mental Health Day. Check out The ME Project for more information on how Cura-Care and The ME Project are raising awareness for Mental Health.
Self CareWhat is Self Care? WHO’s working definition of self-care is :“The ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a health-care provider”. Here at Cura-Care, we believe Self care is about taking time for you! Understanding what actions you need to do to fulfil your basic needs. Our team, support our clients by taking time to do a range of activities ensuring they are taking time for them.There are lot of activities you can do to take time for yourself and unwind such as reading a book, going for a walk, listening to music, drawing, painting, taking time for a cup of tea or even watching your favourite film.Watch Jackie and Teresa explain more
Diabetes & Healthy Eating What is Diabetes & Healthy Eating Diabetes is a condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. There are two types of Diabetes: Type 1: where the body's immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin Type 2: where the body does not produce enough insulin, or the body's cells do not react to insulin Facts and Figures Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. NHS - diabetes information Here at Cura-Care We ensure we listen and support our clients and their families when on our initial visits and throughout the time we are providing care to follow any requirements while we are supporting care. Watch Jackie and Teresa explain more