Elderly Hertfordshire residents are being targeted by offenders claiming to be Police officers

Hertfordshire Police have sent out notice to alert Hertfordshire residents that there is a spike in cases of courier fraud in Hertfordshire. Elderly Herts residents are being targeted by offenders claiming to be Police officers – mostly saying they work for the Met Police but in some cases for Herts Police. The offenders tell themContinue reading “Elderly Hertfordshire residents are being targeted by offenders claiming to be Police officers”

Meet the dogs and their owners who are making a difference to people living with dementia in St Albans

The Park Side View Dementia Care Home in St Albans opened its doors on Thursday 3 October to a number of visitors – both human and canine. The care home has been running pilot Dementia Dog Days for the past six months to support people with dementia and their carers. They have been a greatContinue reading “Meet the dogs and their owners who are making a difference to people living with dementia in St Albans”

Music Therapy sessions are a hit at Hertswise Dementia Hubs

Music 24 provide music therapy for older people in Hertfordshire Dementia clients and their carers find their musical talents in activity session Music 24 have returned to Hertswise bringing fun and excitement. The music therapy charity aims to offer those who are most socially isolated a chance to be creative with music. “Music 24 aimsContinue reading “Music Therapy sessions are a hit at Hertswise Dementia Hubs”

The inspirational John Ley on life with Alzheimers

It all started so, so well. I met the beautiful Linda in Easter 1985, proposed on Valentine’s Day 1986 and in June three years later we were married. Along came child number one, Thomas, born in October 1991. Sprog Two arrived two years later but when the midwife called for the duty paediatrician clearly allContinue reading “The inspirational John Ley on life with Alzheimers”

Sainsbury’s trials new sunflower lanyard initiative to help customers with hidden disabilities

Sainsbury’s has announced the extension of a new trial to help enhance the shopping experience for customers with hidden disabilities. The initiative will offer shoppers the option to pick up a lanyard, which has been purposely designed to act as a discreet sign for store colleagues to recognise if they may need to provide aContinue reading “Sainsbury’s trials new sunflower lanyard initiative to help customers with hidden disabilities”