Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tommy Whitelaw awarded Honorary Master of the Open University

Tommy Whitelaw, Project Engagement Lead for Dementia Carer Voices and long-time campaigner has been awarded an Honorary Master of the Open University for his exceptional contribution to the education of health and social care workers, managers and policy makers on

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Testers Wanted for New App to Support People Living with Dementia and their Carers

The Dementia Carer Voices team are excited to share a new opportunity to trial a new App which has been developed by four students from the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow. They have developed Mindmate, an App designed to support

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Canterbury make their pledges…

Happy Friday Everyone, Thank you to Matt Gordon, MH Degree and Niall McLaughlin, Professional Lead for Mental Health Department of Health, Well-Being & Family Canterbury Christ Church University for inviting Dementia Carer Voices to speak to Canterbury Students this week. Here are the amazing pledges from the

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Nutrition by Lynne Stevenson

Looking for some information on Nutrition, for a loved one you are caring for or even and just as important yourself? then have a look at some of the useful resources provided to us by Lynne Stevenson External Affairs –

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On the airwaves: John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland

Director Irene Oldfather and Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw were guests on the John Beattie Show last week after being invited on to speak about caring for a loved one living with dementia, and the difficulties people often face in obtaining

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Pledges of the week #CountyDurham #Online

Happy Monday Everyone, Kicking of this week is pledges from Transforming Participation Forum in County Durham and a few online pledges that have been sent to us.  You can make your pledge to or DM @DementiaCarerVo Massive thanks to

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Poetry Week: Day 5 “Night Times: Awake with Alzheimer’s”

Good morning everyone, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your strong support this week in sharing the incredible poems we have received. We would particularly like to thank Chris Roberts  and Glenn Merrilees for

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