Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy – Slough

Get your FREE blood pressure checks at a local pharmacy – Slough Free blood pressure checks are being offered at 17 local pharmacies across Slough for people over 40 with no known diagnosis of high blood pressure. One in nine … Read More

Dementia Action Week 11-17 May 2020

Dementia Awareness Week, Dementia Action Week takes place between the 11th and the 17th of May. The goal of Dementia Action Week is to encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, working to create … Read More

Autism Awareness Week – Conference 30th March-5th April 2020

Watch this space for more information!

Enabling seniors to age in place increases quality of life and happiness

Please see the following links shared with us by George an Aging at Home Activist The Checklist for Aging in Place https://www.care.com/c/stories/5432/a-checklist-for-aging-in-place/ Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/moving-in-aging-or-disabled-parent/ Emergency Preparedness Guide … Read More

Slough Carer Cafe

Carer Café Our next Café will be on Thursday 24th May from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at New Horizons, Pursers Court, Slough, Sl2 5BX. Do you look after someone with a mental health problem? Would you like to meet others in … Read More

In Case of Emergency – ICE

“In Case of Emergency” By adding ICE to your mobile phone, it allows paramedics on the scene to identify you, treat you and be able to contact your next of kin immediately. It is particularly useful for carers as should … Read More

Web Resources for Alzheimers and Dementia

The following links were kindly provided by Marie Villeza, Jim Vogel & Others Driving and Dementia – The Direct Line Guide for Seniors https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html Alzheimer’s and Keeping … Read More

Stroke.org.uk

By 2035 over 2 million people are predicted to be living with the effects of stroke, including many with disability and needing long-term care. The stroke.org.uk website is a great resource for learning more about how you can find support.

Mental Health – let’s talk the talk

Frimley STP (partnership between Health and Social Care) has produced a new mental health guide aimed at parents and carers of children and young people. It provides easy accessible language & range of organisations that can help.   Mental health … Read More

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