“Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients,” reports The Guardian. Researchers working with care homes found that training staff to deliver personalised care reduced people’s distress and improved their quality of life.
Care home staff spent 60 minutes a week with each patient, talking to them about their lives and interests, and tailoring activities to things they enjoy.

https://www.nhs.uk/news/mental-health/its-good-talk-dementia-study-finds/


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