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Dementia and a Healthy Diet

Recently we sent you the Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Dementia Bulletin which contained information regarding news and issues affecting those living with Dementia.

One aspect that Inspire Doncaster and our Support Workers are keen to promote is that of healthy eating. It can be difficult for carers to encourage their loved ones to maintain a healthy diet especially when the person living with Dementia frequently forgets to eat or loses interest in food. 

"Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for a person’s physical and mental health. Not eating and drinking enough can increase the risk of dehydration, weight loss, a urinary tract infection and constipation. These health problems can be particularly problematic for someone with dementia as they can increase confusion and the risks of delirium, and sometimes make the symptoms of dementia worse"

Dementia UK published a leaflet which offers help and advice on eating and drinking - Staying Well with Dementia. To download the leaflet click

Inspire offers an Assisted Shopping Service, which not only helps with choosing healthy option foods but also provides a sense of purpose and the opportunity to take part in normal day to day activities - something that we all take for granted!

Carers are at the heart of everything we do.​  We are:

Friendly and approachable

Inclusive, respecting the diversity of each other’s caring experiences

Independent in advocating for carers

Committed to working with others.

Our services include:
Assisted Shopping
Friends for the Bereaved
Home Conversation
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For further information on how we can help and our services please contact:  
Marilyn Cockett on:
01302 770662/ 07899050622
or email:
Inspire Doncaster is dementia friendly and a member of Doncaster Dementia Action Alliance.
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