Posts made in October, 2017


Dealing with dementia can often by stressful for both the patient and their family. Which is why North West law firm Napthens is championing the campaign to help people cope better with the often debilitating disease. The firm, which provides a wide range of specialist services including wills and estate planning, and advises on Court of Protection issues, has trained up a number of its staff to be Dementia Champions who have...

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David Houston knows what it’s like to live with dementia. His mother, Hazel, was diagnosed with the condition six years ago. The debilitating illness has left the 94-year-old frail, confused and in David’s words, “an empty vessel” – a heart-breaking condition which has seen her move from an active life with her husband Don to a high dependency nursing home where she is given the best care available. Working as chief executive of...

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