Moving film showed why Poppy Lodge indulges dementia patients’ fantasies, says Gerard O’Donovan.
So much of the current debate around dementia focuses on carers and the financial time bomb facing the NHS, that it can seem as if we lose sight of those actually suffering it.Last night’s opener followed the work of specialist carers at Poppy Lodge near Leamington Spa, one of a handful of residential care homes in the UK that use a treatment known as the “butterfly household model”.
When we hear so much about poor standards in the care of the old and vulnerable, the example set by Poppy Lodge should be seen as a shining light.
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