Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dementia Carer Voices June Newsletter

The latest Dementia Carer Voices Newsletter is now out! This month we highlight the celebrations for Dementia Awareness Week and Carers Week 2014, information on this year’s Carers Parliament and some great guest contributions to our Dementia Carer Voices blog

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Dementia Carer Voices Report to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing Alex Neil

Last week, Irene Oldfather and Tommy Whitelaw met with the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing Alex Neil to report on our progress over the past 9 months.   In the report, we cover some of the key partnerships we’ve

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Another busy week for Dementia Carer Voices

This week marks another busy week for the Dementia Carer Voices team. We are delighted to be engaging with some our partners across Europe this week, and Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw will be back out on tour with 5

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Tommy invited to speak at Salford University

Thanks to some very passionate students, Tommy was invited to speak at Salford University on Tuesday of this week. The Dementia Carer Voices team were all delighted to hear that the twitter petition started by students Paula, Gemma, Rachael and

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Tommy on Tour in Birmingham! Wednesday 18th June 2014

This week, Tommy has been taking his tour to City Hospital Birmingham to encourage people to make a pledge, and make a difference in people’s lives. There was a fantastic response, and Tommy was very proud to have been invited

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Care Inspectorate Pledges to Make a Difference

Dementia Carer Voices were pleased to attend the Care Inspectorate’s Conference in May, where Tommy was invited to speak to delegates about the You Can Make a Difference Campaign. This resulted in a number of pledges you can read below,

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Tommy Whitelaw in 2 new films “Putting people first” NHS England and 6cs Live

In March, Tommy was thrilled to give 6 talks at the 2 day NHS Innovation Expo in Manchester. During his time there, he took part in interviews which have now been used in two films for NHS England and 6CS live. The

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