Dementia trained hairdressers in UK care homes

The Lily Pins is a UK hairdressing company which provides dementia-trained hairdressers in care homes. Currently 12 hairdressers are serving 18 care homes in Kent, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. It also employs beauticians and chiropodists.

As a recent study found, hairdressing and other appearance-related services have an important role to play in the broader therapeutic objectives of dementia care, person’s appearance being integral to their self-respect and dignity.

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