On 12th October, nations across the globe mark world arthritis day. The campaign, dubbed Don’t Delay, Connect Today, was started by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) in 2017 and seeks to raise awareness about rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs), including their symptoms and the importance of receiving an early diagnosis.
A new study in America is conducting research into combining exercise and virtual reality to see if it can help prevent age-related cognitive decline and dementia.
Before moving into any care home, it’s important to get to know what kind of lifestyle they can offer you. At Old Alresford Cottage, no two days are the same and our fine country house offers our residents a range of accommodation, a variety of daily activities, and a delicious, ever changing menu.
Making the decision to move into a residential care home can be difficult.
Take a look at what the residents of Old Alresford Cottage Care Home have been up to this May!
Star of popular BBC crime drama, Vicky McClure, put together a choir of people aged 31-87 with dementia, to prove the therapeutic effects of music.
"I am a qualified nurse myself and have seen and worked in a number of homes but have never seen such an amazing bunch of people in my life, they are truly wonderful. Affinity care should be proud of their home and their staff as they are second to none and in this day and age with so many negative reports on care homes it is refreshing to write so positively about your home. Thank you all"
"Whatever the future holds I know my wife would never be looked after better than she was at Old Alresford cottage"
"All the staff and residents made Mum feel really at home and I feel secure in the knowledge that she was safe and well cared for. Please pass on our thanks to the whole team"