Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dementia Awareness Week England Tour

With Dementia Awareness week in full swing in England and Wales, we wanted to update you all about what we’ve been up to! Our Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw has been doing a series of  talks throughout England this week

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“My Mum” by Suzy Webster

We would like to say a huge thank you to Suzy Webster for this insight into her Mum’s life and the loving relationships she enjoys with her family. Suzy has spoken of her experiences in order to raise awareness of dementia,

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Hertfordshire International Nurses Day Conference

Hello everyone, Hope you are well on this Monday afternoon. It is with great pleasure that we display the amazing 76 pledges received from the International Nurses Day Conference on 14th May 2015. Special thanks to Carolyn Fowler for arranging

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“Making Memories” by Chris Roberts

A very warm welcome back to the wonderful Chris Roberts, who has written some fantastic blogs for us before which you can read here. In this post, he tells us about his travels to Australia to attend the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference, sharing his

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Abbotsford Nursing Home, Ardrossan

Big thanks to Julie from Abbotsford Nursing Home, Ardrossan for the invite to meet and speak to staff on Thursday 7th May 2015. One of the team was at Tommy`s talk a few weeks back ago at Seabank care home and they kindly invited to

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Carers Bill Update: Guest Viewpoint from Andrew Strong, Policy and Information Manager at the ALLIANCE

We would like to thank Andrew Strong, Policy and Information Manager, at the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) for his contribution today. Andrew presented evidence on the Carers Bill proposals to the Health and Sport Committee on behalf

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Dementia Carer Voices Survey: Report on Findings

The Dementia Carer Voices project held an online survey which provided a platform for carers across the country to share their experiences of caring for a loved one with dementia. The survey had 160 participants, each of whom shared their views on

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