Monthly Archives: September 2016

Putting care into dementia care by Sophie Blythe

Today`s Guest Blog comes from Sophie Blythe from Healthwatch Essex’s Engagement Team.  Lets see what Sophie has to say… I first met Tommy in June 2015 when I invited him to speak at our annual Healthwatch Essex Ambassador event.  I

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Recognising the Carers Conference

Big thank you to Jane, Margaret and Natalie from Heart of England NHS Trust for inviting Tommy to speak at the Recognising the Carers Conference on 23rd September 2016. This was also a launch proper of the Joan whitelaw reminiscence room charity

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Admiral Nurses Pledge to Make a Difference

  Dementia Carer Voices were proud that our Project Engagement Lead, Tommy Whitelaw was invited to deliver the plenary session to open the day at the Dementia UK Admiral Nurses Conference on 20th September 2016 in Nottingham. The topic this year was  ‘Creative Approaches

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Dementia Northern Ireland

Read our latest guest blog post, sharing the good work from Northern Ireland:Dementia NI was set up by five people living with a diagnosis of dementia. The organisation was founded on 15 January 2015 to provide a voice for people

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Remembering Joan

The team are taking a look back at remembering Joan on the anniversary of her passing.  Take a moment today to call or visit someone you love. In Memory of Joan Whitelaw. #makeadifference              

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University West Scotland Ayr Nursing Students Pledge to Make a Difference

With great thanks to Fiona Millar, lecturer at the University of West Scotland for inviting Tommy back to speaking to 2nd  Nursing students at the Ayr Campus over 2 talks. Tommy has had the great privilege to speak at the Ayr campus

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Belfast General Ward Collaborative Pledge to Make a Difference

With great thanks to Nichola Cullen, Trudy Harknes and all the team for inviting Tommy to speak at the General Ward Collaborative in Belfast on September 13th. This was a day to bring teams together to discuss dementia and delirium

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