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How This Man Is Helping Dementia Patients

A dementia friendly barber in Northern Ireland

 

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“There is such a need for dementia-friendly barbers, says Lenny White.

Based in County Down, Northern Ireland, Lenny started cutting hair of male care home residents when his friend invited him to the care home where she worked at.

“That was how it all started. I brought my little jukebox and played some old classics for the men and just watching and listening to them singing along brought back the good feeling I remembered from when I used to work i n a care home in my teens. Since November my business has grown faster than I could have imagined.” Continue reading