Christmas is on us and the festive day is around the corner. The last 18 months has been difficult and this time of year can be particularly problematic. Positivity can be forced on us and it is absolutely fine to feel overwhelmed and have the urge to close off from the world. With the uncertainty going into the new year our mental health can be impacted. We have put together some tips that you may find handy if you feel your mental wellbeing diminishing:
Mental Health and Christmas
1. Have a routine –With longer, cooler, darker mornings and warm duvets, getting up can feel like a challenge. Especially if you are working from home, try as best you can to maintain a morning routine, keep moving and maybe a warm drink.
Exposure to cold temperatures through winter can affect anyone. However, the repercussions of the cold for the elderly is far greater. As we get older our bodies lose the ability to protect us against
Designing for Dining
We explore why the design of dining rooms and the products used in them is crucial to supporting people living with dementia.
Over recent years we have explored best practise in
Roman blinds are very popular in care homes. They offer a more nuanced way of modulating sun light, offer greater privacy and the fabric design options are practically infinite.
Fitting Roman blinds