Articles written by Dr Jamie Wilson

/ 8 Aug, 2021

What is aggressive behaviour in dementia?

Aggression is a common challenging behaviour seen in dementia patients. Aggressive dementia can manifest in the physical or verbal form. Physically, patients may attack the caregiver. They can hit and throw objects, kick, pinch and scratch, bite and pull hair. Verbally, they may become abusive and curse, yell insults and threaten the caregiver. This behaviour …

14 Jul, 2021

Live-in Dementia Care or Care Homes: What’s the Difference?

People with dementia, as well as their loved ones, struggle with a variety of problems on a daily basis. The affected person experiences issues with their cognition and memory, which is confusing and frightening, while the family and friends around them need to stay vigilant, caring and attentive. More often than not, dementia comes with …

/ 24 Sep, 2020

Live-in carer in London – finding the right match

The three main ways to find a London live in carer: going through an agency, engaging a self-employed carer, or using an introductory agency like Hometouch. Hometouch’s live in care London service was recently rated “Good” by the CQC. Hometouch is one of the most trusted live in care companies in London Would you like to know …

24 Hour Live-in Home Care: What is it, and is it a good idea?

24 hour home care is care provided by a carer who lives in your loved one’s home. 24 hour care at home is a good idea because it generally costs less, is less stressful for your loved one, and the care is specialised to your loved one’s individual needs. However, before you hire a carer make …

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