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To what extent do people with dementia have the right to have control over their own lives?

To what extent do people with dementia, even advanced dementia, have the right to have control and choice over their own lives?  This is the question raised by an experimental care facility in the Netherlands. In Hogeweg, everyone lives in the moment.  As The Times reported on Saturday, the streets and squares of this experimental Dutch


Launch of Flo, the Salvador Dali of walking sticks

A new walking and standing stick is about to be launched into the independent living sector by REthinkthings Ltd, a design led product brand led by Ilsa Parry who originally designed the product whilst being filmed for a BBC reality documentary. “Flo” moves away from “traditional “medical” aesthetics in its design and actively seeks to introduce