Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dundee University – Mental Health Nursing Students pledge to DCV

With great thanks to Mike Ramsay, Lecturer of Mental Health at Dundee University for inviting Dementia Carer Voices to speak to Mental Health Nursing students last week. Tommy has had the great honor of speaking at the university a few times last year to Nursing, Mental

Posted in "You Can Make a Difference" Pledges, News

“Happily Confused?” – Guest Viewpoint Blog from Kate MacDonald

Dementia Carer Voices would like to welcome our latest Viewpoint blog post from Kate MacDonald (@k8macdonald), who is Personal Assistant to Professor Fiona McQueen, Nurse Director, NHS Ayrshire and Arran. It’s our privilege to share Kate and her gran’s story,

Posted in 'Viewpoint' Blog Posts

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital – the Joan Whitelaw Reminiscence Room

The team at Dementia Carer Voices would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Birmingham Heartlands hospital, who named their reminiscence room after Joan Whitelaw.   The team are incredibly proud of Tommy, of his loving

Posted in "You Can Make a Difference" Pledges, News

Birmingham City Hospital make their pledges!

With great thanks to Estelle Greenwood, Project Facilitator, Nursing Division (Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS trust ), Dianne and all the team for inviting Dementia Carer Voices to speak at Birmingham City Hospital, Dementia Theatre event held at the Wolfson Lecture Theatre. We had a great

Posted in "You Can Make a Difference" Pledges

A week in the life of an Allied Health Professions Dementia Consultant

Todays guest blog post is from the great Jenny Reid, Allied Health Professions (AHP) Dementia Consultant working in NHS Lothian.  Thank you so much Jenny for taking the time to write such an informative post.  #makingadifference. My name is Jenny

Posted in 'Viewpoint' Blog Posts

Inspiring Guest Post from Julie Sheen – Proud RMN (newly qualified)

Dementia Carer Voices Tommy Whitelaw had the privilege of meeting with the wonderful Julie Sheen last month at a student led conference at Teesside University.   Tommy said  “Julie’s passion and enthusiasm made my heart smile”.  As Tommy left that day Julie said

Posted in "You Can Make a Difference" Pledges, 'Viewpoint' Blog Posts

Dementia Carer Voices Visits University of Abertay

The Dementia Carer Voices team were delighted to return to the University of Abertay last week. As the very first stop on the Make a Difference tour where we gathered some wonderful pledges, it was brilliant to return and spread

Posted in "You Can Make a Difference" Pledges