Complementary Therapies & Arthritis

Information about the range of complementary therapies that could help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis

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Making your home a better place to live if you have a long term condition

This online guide is for people diagnosed with a long-term health condition in later life. The most common conditions include arthritis, heart disease, respiratory diseases, macular disease and stroke. It focuses on the impact of these conditions on da

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Living with dementia

Being diagnosed with dementia can come as a shock. This factsheet explains more about the different types of dementia and the help available to you to support and maintain your independence. It also contains helpful information about dementia for your fam

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Living in the past: A guide to Dementia care at home

This guide has been put together to help you cope with the changes Dementia brings to your lives, and the lives of loved ones who are living with Dementia. It contains Dementia care ‘top tips’ and advice, and lots of information about how Dementia af

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Assistive technology as a means of supporting people with dementia: A Review

To coincide with the Housing LIN’s involvement in the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia, we have published this helpful review of how AT can support people with dementia. Co-authored by Tahir Idris and Steve Bonner, they indicate that awareness of th

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Making your home a better place to live with dementia

A common concern for people with dementia is that confusion and memory loss will mean they cannot stay safely in their own home. But with the right support and with some simple design and layout changes, many people with dementia can and do enjoy living a

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Making your home a better place to live after a stroke

A common concern for people who have had a stroke is that resulting problems such as walking, co-ordination or communication difficulties might make living in their own home difficult. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations, most people

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Making your home a better place to live with heart disease

A common concern for people with heart disease is that symptoms such as shortness of breath, swollen legs and ankles, fatigue and worries about putting strain on the heart might make it harder to carry out ordinary daily tasks and so living in their own h

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