Category Archives for "Misc"

Gardening with dementia

Gardening is something that can bring great comfort and pleasure to people of all ages and abilities, and people living with dementia are no exception. Whether they were keen gardeners or not before diagnosis, connecting with the outdoors offers activities which can distract, engage, add to routines and be a meaningful focus for physical and […]

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  • May 24, 2019


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

Pictures of our home

Just a few pictures of our residents home A quiet area the home with our ‘Motto’ on the wall ,which is special to us all who work here. Also our newly decorated ‘Bistro’ with our ‘Information Corner’ , including our Dignity Tree and Champions information Folders for everyone to look through

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  • March 26, 2019

Sending message through balloon

Thought we would try something different today … 2 of our residents let a balloon into the sky with Rathsides contact details on (not their names) .Lets see if we get a response as they certainly went high into the sky Thankyou ladies

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  • March 24, 2019
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