Special2Us & Ideal Homes Show… what on earth… WHY?

We’re really excited… the team of Special2Us remember the “flower power” times of velour wallpaper, orange swirly carpets & Anaglypta ceilings which means that we’re of an age where family photography was created around Instamatics, KodaChrome, Box Brownies read more

Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients

Chatting to care-home residents about their interests boosts their quality of life, according to trial

Just one hour a week of social interaction can improve the quality of life for dementia patients in care homes, a study suggests.

A trial involving more than 800 people read more

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Photo Album with photographs of Tennyson & Darwin placed under temporary export bar

Temporary export ban on Julia Margaret Cameron album with photos of Darwin and Tennyson

An extraordinary album of photographs by the Victorian pioneer Julia Margaret Cameron will leave the UK unless a buyer with £3.7m can be found.

Cameron’s Norman Album, which includes read more

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Ward 6: Bay B: Royal Infirmary– but conversation is a bit difficult.

A month or so ago, my father ended up in hospital…. Daily now, friends, relatives, family & neighbours visit –  often conversation can be stilted: what does one say, how does one engage and, what on earth can one find for kids to do when the age gap between read more