Long term abstinence and heavy drinking during middle age are at increased risk of developing Dementia. Read the link for more detail.
News and Events
Our news and events page has many articles of interest. We regularly post our upcoming events and activities to let you know what is happening at the home. You can also follow the Abbeyfield Society’s news and events here, as well as keep up to date on a variety of news articles and events relevant to the aged care sector. Please follow us on Facebook for regular updates from George Brooker House.
New studies show some interesting findings about Alcohol and the link to Dementia
As part of our quest to become even more Dementia Friendly we are in the process of making some home improvements. We are excited to unveil an area in our main lounge!
George Brooker Family & Friends Help Needed!
In August we will be holding our annual summer fete and we are calling on you to help us with fundraising, hosting and supporting us with this event! The reason we fund-raise is to provide meaningful activity for the residents of George Brooker House as this is an integral part of their care, activities promote self worth & achievement, stimulates the mind and are fun & enjoyable.
World Cup 2018
The world cup tournament takes place this week from June 14th until July 15th! England's first match is Monday the 18th June against Tunisia and of course we will be routing for our team! Come on England!!
Barbara Windsor Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease
Carry on & Eastenders Star, Barbara Windsor has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. According to reports Barbara has been living with this for some time and has been taking medication to slow the process down but there has been a decline in recent weeks. Her husband Scott has decided to let the public know, as there is a genuine affection from the nation towards Barbara and to help other families living with the Disease.
We at George Brooker House have Barbara in our thoughts and hope that she can continue to enjoy a good quality of life for however long is possible.
Dementia Coach unveiled!
Introducing our new Dementia Coach and our useful conversation tool, this is a valuable asset and will promote good quality time and stimulate our residents.