Monthly Archives: October 2015

Stirling University make their pledges to make a difference!

  Happy Friday Everyone ūüôā Here is some more pledges for this week from Stirling University. Thank you to Dr Cari Malcolm, Lecturer at School of Health Sciences at Stirling University for inviting Dementia Carer Voices to speak on Monday

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Carer‚Äôs Journey ‚Äď pledges by health and care professionals and students

Dementia Carer Voices attended a 4 day tour of Healthwatch Essex on the week of 12th October 2015.  Thanks to everyone of you who attended each event and the team for arranging the few days.  Below is a blog post

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Your name is George

Something for the weekend.  Poem via Holly Student at UWS Hamilton. Hi Tommy! I am a nursing student at UWS in Hamilton and recently met you when you came to talk to us about your mum. After hearing about your story

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Day 4 UWS Tour, Dumfries

Tommy was honoured to be finishing off the UWS Tour in Dumfries last week at part the Make a Difference Campaign and National Conversation events. We were delighted to be joined at the talk to nursing students by Hazel Borland, Director

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Dementia Friends Session ‚Äď University of Central Lancashire March 2015

Tommy was very honoured to speak along with Roz Hargreaves (Mental Health Nurse formerly of University of Central Lancashire) at the Dementia Friends Session ‚Äď University of Central Lancashire in March of this year. We are truly inspired by the

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GCU Health and Social Care Students make a pledge to make a difference

Friday 9th October saw the whole Dementia Carer Voice visit GCU to share with them Tommy`s caring experiences, tools they can use on placement and to ask them to make a pledge to make a difference. Irene kicked off the

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‚ÄúThe Garden‚ÄĚ free creative performances…

This Saturday¬† 17th October there is free creative performances for people with dementia and their carers to enjoy together. ¬†‚ÄúThe Garden‚ÄĚ is an artistic installation, presented as part of the Luminate festival. Experience the immersive environment of ‚ÄėThe Garden‚Äô as

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