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Time to Dance – Scottish Ballet

19 Jan 2020

In November 2019, Call-In Homecare exclusively partnered with the Scottish Ballet to bring our Service Users ‘Time to Dance’, a free dementia-friendly dance class lead by two professional dancers from the Scottish Ballet. The class was held in The Studio at the Festival Theatre. Time to Dance is Scottish Ballet’s dementia-friendly dance programme, designed for […]

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Launch of Dundee Service

26 Oct 2019

Call-In Homecare are delighted to share that in June 2019, we were awarded the Tender to provide Care at Home services to vulnerable adults across the Dundee region. Through the success that we have seen in our existing branches, we are very pleased to be given the opportunity to provide our excellent quality care services […]

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Alzheimer’s funding boost for Scottish scientists

03 Jun 2019

Scottish researchers at Edinburgh University have received funding to explore what could be a new way of treating Alzheimer’s. The team from the UK Dementia Research Institute at Edinburgh University have received £160,000 from Alzheimer’s Research UK. The funding will be used to investigate nerve damage caused by Alzheimer’s, which causes the symptoms of dementia. […]

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Aberdeenshire orphan lambs helping with dementia

19 Apr 2019

Spring has arrived at one care home in Aberdeenshire. A trio of orphan lambs visited the Balhousie Huntly care home. Many of the residents, who suffer from dementia, had grown up on farms, and so the visit helped them to reconnect with their childhood memories. The lambs, who couldn’t be cared for by their mothers, […]

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Project looks at care for people with dementia and sight loss

03 Apr 2019

A project to consider how to care for the 12,500 Scots who have both dementia and sight loss is to begin. It will look at what activities people with both conditions find rewarding. Often, old photographs and films are used to help people with dementia reminisce, but for those who also have sight loss, the […]

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Five lifestyle tips for a healthy tummy

28 Dec 2018

1. Beat stress to ease tummy troubles You may have noticed a feeling of unease in your stomach during times of stress. That’s because anxiety and worry can upset the delicate balance of digestion. In some people stress slows down digestion, causing bloating, pain and constipation, while in others it speeds it up causing diarrhoea […]

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