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The latest issue of Care & Nursing Essentials is now live on our website!

Issue 96 takes an in-depth look at how Brexit will affect care sector recruitment with Stephen Wilson (CEO and co-founder of recruitment platform Novacare), we also focus on dementia care and training for staff – as more and more people are diagnosed in later life, there is some catching up to be done across the care sector regarding awareness and adapting practice.

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Balmonds Skincare Bundle
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Award-winning natural skincare brand, Balmonds, was founded by a mother desperate to find an emollient that didn’t sting for her baby daughter with eczema. Everything she was offered from pharmacists, GPs or dermatologists stung Lula Balmond’s sensitive skin; aqueous creams were particularly traumatic, but even anhydrous paraffin-based ointments contained synthetic ingredients she reacted to.

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Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing by Danuta Lipinska Reducing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias by Jackie Pool from essica Kingsley Publishers
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Thanks to Jessica Kingsley Publishers we have four books to give away as part of a dementia books package, worth the total of over £75.

The titles you could win in this dementia books package are:

Reducing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias by Jackie Pool (14.99)

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The Now Just Press Play DVD
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We are Gill and Marilyn and since 2012 our mission has been to create outstanding activities for older people in care and at home. 

From our first hand experiences with our own families we understand how challenging it can be to offer engaging and stimulating activities to older adults, including those living with dementia. So, drawing on our rewarding careers in primary and secondary education, we began to create and deliver activity sessions for professional care settings. 

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Win a Supra C500 KeySafe™!
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You never have to worry about forgetting your keys again thanks to The Key Safe Company’s Supra C500 KeySafe™, which can store up to six keys and we’re giving one lucky person the chance to win their very own.

The leading mechanical secure key box provides a secure method of externally storing keys to the exterior of a property and is accessed by correctly entering the set code via the mechanical keypad. The product offers peace of mind for homeowners in a variety of circumstances.

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A Girl Behind Dark Glasses
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Win this bitterly painful, moving but ultimately inspiring story about one girl’s battle against severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E) in Care & Nursing Essential’s competition.

Jessica Taylor-Bearman shares her inner-most thoughts and real-time emotions – adapted from her diary growing up as a teenager in South-East England – as she experiences the terrifying discovery that, aged 15, instead of partying, studying and socialising, she would rapidly become bed-ridden, ultimately unable to move, speak, eat...

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jkp dementia books
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers' dedicated Alzheimer's and dementia team have kindly given four books for one lucky Care & Nursing Essentials reader to win.

The package consists of the following titles:

The Economics of Therapy: Caring for Clients, Colleagues, Commissioners and Cash-Flow in the Creative Arts Therapies

Edited by Daniel Thomas and Vicky Abad, Foreword by Brynjulf Stige

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Or is it just another bump along the rocky road of innovation?

There seems to be a new solution every day; wearables, assistive technologies, apps and IoT; to support daily needs, monitor wellbeing and maintain remote engagement, to provide entertainment and family engagement.