Category: Dementia

Staff support Elf Day for patients with dementia

Posted on 12/11/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital have taken part in raising awareness for Alzheimer’s and Dementia by unleashing their inner elf.   Elf Day, which took place on 6 December, raises money for people affected by dementia by spreading some festive cheer. Staff on the pre assessment unit on ward 22 held a cake sale and raffle, with […]

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New bus stop on the ward is helping patients with dementia

Posted on 01/08/19 by AireAdmin

A special bus stop on a ward is helping give dementia patients at Airedale Hospital a quiet and safe place to be and helping them feel more settled whilst they are in hospital. For patients with dementia coming into hospital can be disorientating and frightening as the ward will be unfamiliar and the person may […]

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Butterfly Tearooms open for patients with dementia

Posted on 06/20/18 by AireAdmin

Patients at Airedale Hospital can step back in time as a new Butterfly tea room opened this week on ward 6, to help patients with dementia. The tea room creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere on the ward and can evoke happy memories of family outings. The tea room features a specially commissioned wall art […]

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Airedale Hospital trials red zimmer frames

Posted on 01/24/18 by AireAdmin

Photo shows L to R:  Laura Carty, Physiotherapist, Marjorie Harker from Keighley who has a visual impairment using the frame and Stacey Narey, Senior physiotherapist and Team Leader Therapists at Airedale Hospital are running a trial to see whether offering bright red walking frames to people with visual impairments encourages them to use the walking […]

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Living well with dementia event

Posted on 10/17/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

Over 70 people attended a special event at Airedale Hospital on 12 October to hear about how to live well with dementia.  Specialist staff from Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford District Care Foundation Trust hosted the first in a series of new collaborative events on health topics for trust members and the public. Dementia […]

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