This week is Diabetes Awareness Week, a week dedicated to creating awareness of the condition and encouraging people to share their experiences of living with diabetes.
This week, the BDA is supporting Dementia Action Week 2022, a national campaign led by the Alzheimer’s Society.
From 16-22 May, we will be highlighting the unique social, cultural and linguistic needs of Deaf British Sign Language signers living with dementia.
BDA Scotland is offering a new BSL Helpline to assist Deaf people in Scotland with information, advice and support relating to councils and the NHS.
To #StayHealthyAtHome, we have some tips from the World Health Organization (WHO) about looking after our mental health.
The COVID-19 pandemic means that many of us are staying at home and sitting down more than we usually do. It’s hard for a lot of us to do the sort of exercise we normally do and it’s even harder for people who don’t usually do a lot of physical exercise.
You might see a Deaf person living with dementia having hallucinations or becoming agitated and confused and assume that this is as a result of dementia. That is not always the case, as this behaviour could also be caused by a Urinary Tract Infection, also known as UTI.