Dale Care helps to combat loneliness over Christmas

21 Jan 2020

We asked our carers to let us know which of our service users were alone over Christmas and then in December we went out visiting them with a Christmas hamper each. We travelled all over County Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton. It really did bring a smile to their faces and the carers loved it […]


Dale Care Conference to raise awareness of dementia praised by Lord Lieutenant

02 Oct 2019

A CONFERENCE aimed at increasing understanding of dementia and sharing good practice has been praised by The Queen’s representative in County Durham. The Lord Lieutenant, Sue Snowdon, opened the “Living With Alzheimer’s and Dementia” event staged at Hardwick Hall, near Sedgefield. Mrs Snowdon said: “Tackling the stigma around this condition is becoming a higher priority for […]


Alzheimer’s Awareness Event hosted by Dale Care

10 Sep 2019

Call for Government action ahead of event to raise awareness of dementia A SPEAKER at a North-East event aimed at raising awareness of dementia has called for Government action to accelerate finding a cure. Anthony Horan, community speaker for Alzheimer’s Research UK – the country’s leading dementia research charity – will address the “Living With […]


What is asthma?

27 Apr 2019

Asthma is a long-term condition that affects your airways – the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. You could say that someone with asthma has ‘sensitive’ airways that are inflamed and ready to react when they come into contact with something they don’t like. Asthma tends to run in families, especially […]


Helping someone with dementia with everyday tasks

16 Mar 2019

When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they’re likely to feel anxious, stressed and scared. They may be aware of their increasing clumsiness and inability to remember things, and this can be very frustrating and upsetting for them. If you are looking after someone with dementia, you can help them […]


Stay active over 65 for healthy bones

02 Feb 2019

It’s true that our bones tend to lose strength as we get older. But even in later years there is plenty we can do to slow down bone loss and avoid the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis. In general our activity levels tend to drop as we get older. You may feel you don’t have the energy […]