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Dogs help dementia support

Dogs are now being trained to help dementia sufferers maintain independence much like a guide dog for the blind perhaps.  It is well known that animals are good for mental health support - patience, acceptance, no demands or expectations, just love, attention and affection! Dementia support especially lends itself to dogs - their antics amuse, their sense of need and attention reciprocated.    I have seen the benefits a dog brings

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How you can offer support after Bereavement

I read a personal blog post about losing a child recently; this followed first hand experience of a friend who lost her grandson in similar circumstances - after nine months of excitement and planning, hope and expectations.  It was devastating.   It was hard for most people to know what to say and do - I could see it in their manner, their behaviour, and the fact they wanted it

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