Monthly Archives: June 2014

NEW SERVICE FOR YOUNG ADULT CARERS LAUNCHING

Supporting Carers not in Education, Employment or Training.

Norfolk Carers Support is excited to launch a new service for 16-24 year old Carers who are NEET or at risk of becoming NEET.

Care home staff build replica village in Suffolk for dementia sufferers

This replica village high street has been built at a care home in Suffolk for people suffering with dementia
Photo: SWNS

A replica village, complete with shops, a post office and a village green, has been built to help dementia sufferers help bring some of their memories.

Motor Neurone Disease: ‘No words to describe how bad it is’

Lack of awareness. That was the problem when the ambulance was unable to take Pauline Scott to hospital.

Coling Hardy representing MNDA in Berwick. (Motor Neurone disease awareness)

Pauline needed medical help after a fall. She had Motor Neurone Disease. Her brother, Colin Hardy, recalls that when the ambulance arrived at her Scremerston home it was not sufficiently equipped to cope with a patient imprisoned in her own body.

Instead, Pauline’s family had to transport her in their own specially-adapted car, with paramedics sitting in the back. The ambulance followed behind as Pauline was taken to Wansbeck hospital in Ashington.

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