Why is early diagnosis of Dementia important?

Early diagnosis of dementia

Early diagnosis of dementia is essential!  Most are unaware that dementia is treatable, by ‘treatable’ I do not mean curable but we can with expert help maintain an individual’s brain […]

Press Release

Dementia & Palliative Care Conference

Rowcroft and The Ness Care Group unveil groundbreaking Dementia and Palliative Care Conference in the South West Rowcroft Hospice is thrilled to unveil its plans to host a Dementia and […]

Part 2 Compassionate Communication

Dementia care compassionate communication

In part 1 on compassionate communication, I spoke about the impact of verbal, non-verbal and the external environment on communication.  I picked out 4 tips for improving communication: Recognise that […]

Part 1 Compassionate Communication

Dementia care Compassionate Communication

In this blog we explore what it means to communicate well with someone living with dementia. What you can do to ensure compassionate enabling communication. It is a topic close […]

Dementia Care Over Christmas

Caring for someone with dementia at christmas | Ness Care Group

Christmas can be a difficult time for all those caring for someone with a disability or chronic illness as services and normal support networks briefly close or shut down.  Even […]

Q&A with…Wayne Brant

Wayne Brant, The Ness dementia support

Q&As from Wayne Brant, The Ness Hub at Chudleigh Manager. How did you get involved in Dementia Care? My grandmother had dementia so I fully understand the impact it has […]

Q&A with…Amy Williams

Amy Williams, Ness Care Group

Q&As from Amy Williams, The Ness Hub at Exmouth Manager. How did you get involved in Dementia Care? I had my final OT placement on Devon Partnership Trust’s only organic […]