Author Archives: Rathside


Breakfast … most important meal of the day .. gets our Rathside family up and ready for the day ahead .

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  • May 19, 2019

“If I get dementia”

A poem by Rachael Wonderlin that one of our family members shared with us….. If I get dementia If I get dementia, I want my friends and family to embrace my reality. If I think my spouse is still alive, or if I think we’re visiting my parents for dinner, let me believe those things. […]

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  • May 9, 2019

Why music is so important in dementia care

There’s an ever growing body of evidence that music can have a powerful influence in reducing agitation, apathy and psychological distress in people living with dementia.  Neurologist, Oliver Sacks explains, “Music imprints itself on the brain deeper than any other human experience. Music evokes emotion and emotion can bring with it memory.” Musical aptitude and appreciation remain […]

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  • April 30, 2019

Happy Easter

From everyone at Rathside .. Residents ,staff and friends x Hope to see some of you tomorrow …. Come see the easter bonnets parade , search for some Easter Eggs, have a sing a long to Mr Music and if you havent bought any raffle tickets then please support the Residents Comfort Fund and who knows you […]

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  • April 21, 2019
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