Health News

Fort William care home to train more staff in music therapy

Moss Park Care Home in Fort William has teamed up with Music as Therapy International to train more staff in music therapy to support residential patients with dementia. It follows research which has proven that music therapy can reduce symptoms of dementia such as anxiety, depression, isolation and sociability. Care Home Manager Eilidh Kerr said: […]

Health News

Prestwick woman named Dementia Friendly Volunteer of the Year

An Ayrshire volunteer has been recognised for helping people living with dementia remain an active part of the community. Julie Twaddell from Prestwick was named Dementia Friendly Volunteer of the Year by Paths for All for her work with Dementia Friendly Prestwick, a local charity which supports people with dementia, as well as their families […]

The Great Outdoors

Cairngorms National Park receives Dementia-Friendly Walking accreditation

The UK’s largest National Park has become the latest to receive Dementia Friendly Walking accreditation for its Nethy Bridge Health Walk. The Cairngorms National Park’s new accreditation from Paths for All means anyone living with dementia and their carers can be assured their Health Walk is short, safe, friendly and free. The park will have […]