Over the lockdown period our team have been out and about delivering distraction packs for our clients and their carers. The teams have been overwhelmed with the amount of praise from our clients. With help from lead partner, Age UK Hertfordshire, Hertswise have been ensuring that their clients and carers have not been left behindContinue reading “Watford carer and client news!”
When asked whether they were confident online, Mary laughed and said: “I’m not up on all this technology stuff.” As meeting other people physically was most likely not an option, the Hertswise Team lent Bill and Mary a tablet, donated from Age UK Hertfordshire. The team help them set up the tablet and downloaded appsContinue reading “With our Hertswise dementia hubs closed and face-to-face meetings limited, Bill and Mary were stuck with options on how to meet their friends.”
Since her diagnosis of dementia, Heather & her husband Mick, have been attending their local Hertswise dementia hub in Bishops Stortford. They both thoroughly enjoyed their time at the club, especially Heather as it gave her a chance to read which she loved. Unfortunately the club had to close in March 2020 due to COVID-19,Continue reading ““It’s been great all round support, finding things out for me and regular calls to see if we are doing okay. It’s been great!””
NHS East of England have produced their Older people’s mental health and dementia newsletter for 2020. Please download it below.