Monthly Archives: August 2014

NHS Health Scotland – dementia publications web links

  Dementia Carer Voices would like to thanks Fiona Borrowman and Irene Hamilton from NHS Health Scotland for putting together these useful links and brilliant resources to #help people coping and living with dementia.  We have added all the information to

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Today`s Guest Spot is our very own Tommy Whitelaw

My Name is Tommy, I cared for my wonderful mum Joan and this is our campaign. My name is Tommy Whitelaw, and for five years I was a full-time carer for my mother Joan, up until she sadly passed away

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DCV visits Care Staff at North Ayrshire Council

Great thanks to Tony Fisher from North Ayrshire Council for the invite to speak at the Care at Home and Telecare event to front line staff event on Tuesday 26th August in the Ardeer Community Centre in Stevenston. The event was

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Guest Blog from Kim Pennock: A Carer’s Emotional Roller Coaster

Dementia Carer Voices would like to welcome our latest Viewpoint blog post from Kim Pennock, a fellow blogger, dementia awareness campaigner and voluntary ambassador involved in creating dementia friendly communities. It’s our privilege to share Kim and her mum’s story.

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The ALISS Programme team make their pledge to Dementia Carer Voices…

  The ALISS Programme team make their pledge to Dementia Carer Voices… Tommy’s Story The first time the ALISS team heard Tommy share his story, we were reminded of why the ALISS Programme will make such a difference to people

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Guest Post from the wonderful Chris Roberts

Special thanks to Chris Roberts for this weeks guest stop for Dementia Carer Voices and for sharing your thoughts and letting us into a part of your life.  Chris is a great supporter of the project, always sharing our info

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How You Can Make a Difference

We launched the ‘You Can Make a Difference’ Campaign in February of this year and it has been so inspiring to see it grow. Tommy Whitelaw has given over 100 talks already this year, with 170 scheduled in total, and

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