Castlemanor Nursing Home Open A New Multi Sensory Room

Castlemanor Nursing Home recently opened a multi-sensory room, known as a Snoezelen Room to help enhance the lives of residents with dementia. The room was installed thanks to funding from Gerry Sheridan, of Ice Cream Treats, following a series of charity events. Gerry’s father Philip is also a resident in Castlemanor. Catherine Dunleavy, clinical operations manager at […]


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Dementia and Alzheimer’s – What’s the Difference? Dementia and Alzheimer’s are probably terms we’ve all heard of, but do we really understand what the difference between the two is?  Read on to learn more and find out more about Dementia and Alzheimer’s. What is Dementia? We will start with what Dementia is not.  Dementia is […]

Book Recommendations about Dementia and Alzheimer’s for Carers and Families

Book Recommendations about Dementia and Alzheimer’s for Carers and Families With a new Dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis it can be helpful to find comfort and support from the words of others that know of or have been through a similar experience. Whether you are looking for a book concentrating more on educational purposes, a relatable […]


Nutrition and Dementia When someone you know and care about has a diagnosis of Dementia it can be a challenging time.  Anyone caring for and supporting a person with dementia will be aware there are many challenges that can arise around food, nutrition and mealtimes.  These include: Changes in food preference Weight loss, vitamin/mineral deficiencies […]