Monthly Archives: January 2015

Congratulations Tommy Whitelaw BCAh!!

Tireless campaigner Tommy Whitelaw has been awarded the British Citizen’s Award for services to healthcare in recognition of his work to raise awareness of dementia and promote a fuller understanding of the carer journey. Tommy, who is our Dementia Carer

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Online pledges for this week!

  Hi, Hope everyone is having a lovely week so far.  Dementia Carer Voices have received some inspiring and thought provoking pledges of late and would love to share them with you all. If you would like to make a

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Dementia Carer Voices speaking at Community Connectedness: Systems and Stories at The Gathering 2015

Community connectedness: Systems and stories at The Gathering 2015. GP practices often mark the beginning of a person’s journey towards wider NHS services and yet it isn’t always a medical problem that brings a person to see their GP.  Assets within

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“Power is knowledge, knowledge is power!” Viewpoint from Chris Roberts

This week we are delighted to be able to share Chris Roberts’ Viewpoint piece. Chris has kindly written for us once before, and we’re so pleased to be able to share an update on the wonderful work he’s doing with Dementia

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Wonderful Guest Post from Shelagh Creegan #AHP #pledgetree

It is with great pleasure that the Dementia Carer Voices Team share a guest post from Shelagh Creegan, Associate AHP Director for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities from the Dundonald Centre, Dundee.  You can follow Shelagh on Twitter at @ShelaghAHP The story of

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Powerful Viewpoint Piece from Ken Donaldson on End of Life Care

This week, Dementia Carer Voices would like to share Ken Donaldson’s powerful Viewpoint piece about end of life care. Ken Donaldson is a Consultant Nephrologist and Associate Medical Director at NHS Dumfries and Galloway. “I’m sorry but I think you are

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First pledges of the week for 2015

Dementia Carer Voices would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and kicking of our first pledges of 2015 is Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health.  Thank you to Jamie for his support and we look forward

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