Let’s get talking’ says Hallmark


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

An initiative to stimulate communication among elderly people and people with dementia has been developed by Hallmark Healthcare.

The “Let’s Get Talking” initiative, the brainchild of Michael Broughton, head of dementia care at Hallmark, is based on developing a different topic of conversation for every day of year.

The aim is that the project will spark memories and creat





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