Monthly Archives: November 2015

How to prevent falls

Caroline O’Malley physiotherapist demonstrating exercises to prevent falls

Caroline O’Malley physiotherapist demonstrating exercises to prevent falls

Alice celebrates her birthday at Saracens Dementia Club, Alice is 94 years young.

Alice celebrates her birthday at Saracens Dementia Club

Alice is 94 years young today

Alice is 94 years young today

Visit to Allianz Park on 12th November 2015

Saracens Dementia Club visit Allianze Park home of Saracens

Saracens Dementia Club visit Allianze Park home of Saracens

Saracens Dementia Club were treated to a visit to Allianz Park home of Saracens. After a cup of tea the members were given a tour which included The Priory Collection, this is the largest collection of sport art and memorabilia in Europe owned by Saracens chairman Nigel Wray.

Gordon Banks presenting the Priory Collection

Gordon Banks presenting the Priory Collection

Saracens training at Allianz Park

Saracens training at Allianz Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We were privileged to see the first team training in preparation for their match against Toulouse on Saturday which I am happy to report they won. This was however a sad day for us all after hearing about the Paris tragedy.

First Team player Hayden Smth & Lisa Rutter

First Team player Hayden Smth & Lisa Rutter

Assistive Technology – Devices that help with everyday living

Anthony Cohen shows Saracens Dementia Club what technology is available to help with Dementia

Anthony  shows Saracens Dementia Club what technology is available to help with Dementia

Anthony gave us an informing and interesting presentation of what technology is available. He showed us examples of gadgets that switch on lights when moving around home in the dark, key finders that have a GPS location device attached.

Anthony covered many items which included such things as:

  • Automated prompts and reminders
  • Clocks and calenders
  • Eating and drinking
  • Medication reminders and dispensers
  • Item location devices

The following links from these organisations may be helpful:

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk

http://www.alzheimersblog.org

http://www.atdementia.org.uk

Tee shirts for sale

Saracens White T Shirt

Saracens White T Shirt

Saracens Dementia Club tee shirts are available for sale at £5.00 each. We have the following sizes:

6 X Medium
1 X Large
4 X Extra Large,

 

Please phone me on 07956 858 913 if you are interested in buying one.