Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dementia Carer Voices Survey Open until Friday 31st October – Have Your Say

The Dementia Carer Voices project team put together a short survey to enable us to capture key messages from carers which will be used to influence future policy. We’ve already gathered some very powerful feedback and would like to say a massive

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Wexham Park Hospital opens Sunflower Garden

Dementia Carer Voices’ own Tommy Whitelaw was very honoured to be invited to attend the opening of the Sunflower Gardens  at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough on Tuesday, before giving a ‘Make a Difference’ talk to staff in one of the

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New talks added to NHS Ayrshire and Arran Tour

The ‘You Can Make a Difference’  Campaign which was launched by Dementia Carer Voices in February of this year has now added new talks to the tour with NHS Ayrshire and Arran. The campaign asks people to reflect on carer’s personal stories and experiences, and later

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NHS Ayrshire and Arran Pledge to Make a Difference

Dementia Carer Voices would like to say a huge thank you to NHS Ayrshire and Arran for their commitment to the Make A Difference Campaign. The whole team have reacted so strongly to the You Can Make a Difference message,

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It’s All About People and Relationships; Guest Blog from Gemma Knox

It’s a great privilege to share this very moving story of Adult Nursing student Gemma and her loving grandmother Rose. We hope that their story inspires you to keep making a difference. Thank you Gemma.   “It’s all About People

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Carers Scotland Committed to Making a Difference to Improve Support for Carers across Scotland

 A warm welcome to our latest guest contribution to the Dementia Carer Voices blog, providing an insight into the work being undertaken by our partners across the sector to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers. This

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World’s First Dementia Friendly Parliament Launched in UK

The UK Parliament has launched an organisation-wide effort, together with Alzheimer’s Society, to become the first ever dementia-friendly Parliament in the world. On Monday of this week, Dementia Carer Voices Director Irene Oldfather was delighted to be at the launch,

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