Busy 7 days for DCV #12talks from our very own Tommy

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Another busy week on the ‘Make A Difference ‘ tour

Wednesday Morning  I have two talks at Glasgow Caledonian University firstly to 3rd year Mental Health students ,then straight after will be speaking to  MSc 1 and MSc 2 Social Work students.  

Early Thursday I head of too Inverness for three talks starting with Nursing Students at the University Stirling Highland Campus and I then head over to the Care Inspectorate Conference to speak just after lunch before heading back for the final talk of the day at the RCN Highland  Branch meeting.  

On Friday I have been invited back to speak to Nursing students at West of Scotland College (formerly Reid Kerr).

Monday I head to Dundee to host two workshops at Self-Management Scotland ‘story telling` event with our Laura @LauraMcC86

Tuesday I have been invited to speak at the NHS Forth Valley ‘Masterclass End of Life Care ‘ event. 

The week of talks ends with three on the Wednesday, first talk of the day is at the Links Worker Event at the Mitchel Library, before heading down to Glasgow City Council to give a presentation at the Cross Party Group on Dementia (set up as part of a motion I had passed at the council when caring for my mum.)  For the final talk of the day I head of to the University West of Scotland Hamilton Campus to speak at the Dementia Champions event with Amanda Johnston, Programmed Lead on the Focus on Dementia project from the Scottish Government.


If you would like to get in touch with myself or the team then please email us at makeadifference@alliance-scotland.org.uk or DM @DementiaCarerVo


Thank you


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