Monthly Archives: May 2016

DCV celebrate Dementia Awareness Week!

As part of Dementia Awareness Week, Dementia Carer Voices, a project managed by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE), are celebrating the launch of a pledge tree at Hairmyres Hospital on June 1st. Dementia Carer Voices have

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5 Years of campaigning

It is fast approaching 5 years since Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw first started campaigning and raising awareness about dementia and the impact it has on families and unpaid carers. This blog post comes from Tommy, reflecting about the anniversary

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Care Watch launch inspiring pledge tree

You may remember that on the 14th April, Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw visited Livingston home care team staff to deliver our flagship campaign ‘You Can Make a Difference’ to a new cohort of staff. Inspired by carers’ experiences, Livingston Care

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Bolton NHS Fountaion Trust raise awareness of DCV

With great thanks to Christopher Davidson @beefwizard, Dementia Nurse Specialist at Bolton NHS Fountaion Trust who took the message of You Can Make a Difference to heart. Inspired by one of Tommy’s talks, Christopher wanted to share the message of

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Second Academy Creative Competition

The Health and Social Care Academy @HandSCAcademy have launched the second Academy Creative Competition. The theme of the competition is ‘Voices of the Experts’. They are asking entrants to respond to the question: ‘You are the expert… What does a healthier Scotland

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DCV welcome RCN to Glasgow!

Watch Dementia Carer Voices’ latest film, featuring Director Irene Oldfather and Project Engagement Lead Tommy Whitelaw welcome the RCN Congress to Glasgow. Click the picture below to watch!          

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DCV celebrates #Ind16 at Salford

With great thanks to our friend Fiona Murphy, Assistant Director of Nursing Alliance for Bereavement & Donation, Peter Murphy,Deputy Director of Nursing, Elaine Inglesby-Burke CBE Deputy Chief Executive, and all the wonderful team at Salford Royal Foundation Trust for kindly  inviting Tommy  to

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