Monthly Archives: January 2016

Being a Care Maker

Today`s guest blog comes from Joan Pons Laplana, Telehealth FLO Clinical Lead for NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit at Scarsdale Hospital.  Tommy has met Joan a few times now at various events he has arranged for Tommy to have

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Has the Time Come for Scotland to have a Commissioner for Older People?

This weeks blog piece comes from Dementia Carer Voices Director, Irene Oldfather.  Speaking about having a Commissioner for Older People, lets see what Irene has to say…. It is with some dismay that I read Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s Audit of

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HIBLIO.TV: Making a Difference

Tune into the live interview from Torbay Hospital on January 28th 2016 with Dementia Carer Voices, Project Engagement Lead, Tommy Whitelaw. Tommy has been invited to mark the 5th anniversary of campaigning , the Dementia Carer Voices project as part of the ALLIANCE and pledges. The

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Musgrove Park Hospital Pledge to Make a Difference

Tuesday 19th January 2016 saw Tommy having the great honor to speak to staff at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, Somerset. Thank you to Hayley Peters, Executive Director of Patient Care and Phil Shelley, Hotel Services Manager.  This invite came

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First pledges of 2016 come from UCLAN and Shropshire!

Happy New Year Everyone! We have had a busy start to 2016 with 3 talks, firstly at the University Central Lancashire with great thanks to Eve Potts for the invite and to Paul Jebb from NHS England who came along to

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DCV featured on Radio 4’s Women’s Hour

BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour explored the gender imbalance in relation to unpaid carers, discussing the fact that women are more likely to take on more caring duties then men. Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw was interviewed as a part

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New Film! Nurses across Essex Pledge to Make A Difference

Dementia Carer Voices where proud to tour with Healthwatch across Essex back in October 2015.  You can view the blog post and pledges from the few days here.  Thanks to every one of you who attended each event and the @HWEssex

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