Clinical Matters

Dementia Friends – Last night I became a Dementia Friend!

Last night I attended a meeting about living with dementia. My ex mother in law has dementia and I was keen to learn more about the condition and how the way in which I interact with sufferers and their families both personally and professionally. As a result of the meeting I have become a Dementia [...]

BRITS RISK LOSING THEIR SIGHT BY FAILING TO HAVE THEIR EYES TESTED

One in six people questioned as part of new research from Optegra said they couldn’t be bothered to go for a sight test 04 May 2017 by Emily McCormick Almost 10 million Brits are at risk of losing their sight because they “can’t be bothered” to go for a sight test, a new report published [...]

Losing more than sight?

Researchers are stressing that maintaining vision is key to the wider health and wellbeing of older adults. The importance of elderly patients’ vision has once again been highlighted, after the release of a new study examining the impact of visual impairment on physical and mental health. German researchers followed nearly 2400 people aged between 77 [...]