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COVID-19: Minimising Stress With A New Routine

 

COVID-19 has disrupted many of our routines, which can be especially hard on persons living with dementia. During this extraordinary period, it’s important to try to keep to a daily routine as much as possible.

As far as possible, you should minimise any changes to your previous routine, especially when it comes to your loved one’s sleeping and waking schedule.… Read the rest

How To Handle Medical Appointments Amidst COVID-19

 

Medical appointments are some of the more essential reasons that will see us leaving the house amidst the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures. During these appointments, taking extra precautions will go a long way in keeping our loved ones safe.

The simplest way to reduce the risk of you or your loved ones getting COVID-19 is to avoid leaving the house unnecessarily.… Read the rest

Monitoring Your Loved Ones For COVID-19 Symptoms

 

It’s important to monitor your loved ones for COVID-19 symptoms, to ensure that you can respond in a timely manner should the need arise.

It might seem unnecessary if you and your loved ones are mostly staying at home, going out only for essential services, but those trips outside or contact with delivery persons does put us at risk.… Read the rest