Monthly Archives: September 2014

Thank you for your pledges!

Over the month of September we have had a few pledges made to us via Twitter, email and pledge cards.  Massive thank you as always to each and everyone of you for pledging to make a difference.   You can

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Guest Blog from Allison Tait, Scottish Practice Nurse Association

Many thanks to Allison Tait for our latest viewpoint guest blog, which provides an insight into the role of General Practice Nurses and the impact they can have.  We would also like to thank them for their ongoing commitment to making a difference to people with dementia and their

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2nd Year Nursing Students, University of the West of Scotland Ayr Campus Friday 19th Sept

  Great thanks to Susan Holland Lecturer/Practitioner in Mental Health Nursing at University of the West of Scotland for the invite to speak to 2nd year Nursing Students.  Tommy met Susan earlier this year on his tour with NHSAA. A BIG Thank

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Dementia Champions Forum Burton Hospital

Thanks to Leanne Siekiera, Student Nurse and Alison Haynes Lead Nurse Dementia Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, for the invite to attend and speak at the Dementia Champions Forum last week at Burton Hospital, Burton on Trent. Leanne is a

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Warwick University make their pledges

Last week Tommy visited Warwick University and was invited to speak at the Complementary & Volunteer Therapists Conference.  The themes of this years conference were Dementia and Caring. Big thank you to Ann Goddard, Complementary Therapy Coordinator from Coppice Centre for kindly inviting Dementia Carer Voices. 

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Dementia Friends/We can make a difference session

We are privileged to share this truly inspiring example of the power of one individual and the difference they can make. Tommy, Irene, Sarah and Laura would like to say a massive thank you to Roz, who embodies what Make a Difference

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2000 Pledges – A Million Thank Yous!!

The Dementia Carer Voices team would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has made a pledge as part of the ‘You Can Make a Difference’ campaign and we are absolutely delighted to have received over 2000 pledges!

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