Take Action on Dementia

Dementia Action Week runs from May 21-27 and Kent County Council (KCC) is urging residents to do their part to help people with the condition. Whether it’s reaching out to someone with dementia or rallying your town or village to make local facilities more accessible, every action makes a difference to the 21,000 people in…

How technology can help older and vulnerable people

People interested in how telecare technology can help older and vulnerable people to live independently are encouraged to attend an event in West Malling to mark Telehealthcare Awareness Day on June 3. The technology ranges from alarm systems which can let a family member, friend, neighbour, nurse or warden know by phone when there’s something wrong; or equipment which can…