There is a substantial body of research that provides evidence of the crucial role that music plays in support of people with dementia, writes Diana Kerr. We all respond to …Read full article on Music to their ears
This book about bereavement is not just one person’s important experiences; nor is it an academic investigation into the common threads among those suffering severe grief. “Don’t Mention The Coal …Read full article on Don’t Mention the Coal Scuttle
I really love this title but it also provides food for thought as it challenges us to think about and take action in relation to the people, activities and ideas …Read full article on Happiness Habits for Older People
Faith in Older People frequently highlights the often unsung contribution made by the churches to those who are vulnerable in our society. I recently attended the Annual Gathering of the …Read full article on Faith in Action
Professor Mary Marshall will be giving a seminar on the ‘Outside World and Wellbeing’ on 29thSeptember at 2.00 in the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Royal Mile, Edinburgh. There are lots of …Read full article on Why is going outside so crucial for older people and people with dementia?
I have recently taken the opportunity to re-read ‘Spiritual Care Matters’ which was produced by NHS Education in 2009. It clearly sets out a vision for meeting the spiritual care …Read full article on Spiritual Care Matters
I attended a recent workshop to discuss these issues which was organised by the Palliative and End of Life Care National Advisory Group. The participants came from a range of …Read full article on What matters to you about the future of palliative and end of life care in Scotland?