Monthly Archives: May 2017

Be a part of Dementia Awareness Week 2017 #DAW2017

This week is Dementia Awareness Week #DAW2017 and the Dementia Carer Voices team has lots of activity scheduled. Project Engagement Lead, Tommy Whitelaw, is touring the Western Isles giving talks at hospitals, colleges and care homes to raise awareness and

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Northern Health and Social Care Trust Pledge to Make a Difference

Big thanks to Mary Neeson, Lead Nurse Surgery and all the teams at Northern Health and Social Care Trust Surgical Directorate Northern Ireland for inviting Tommy to speak at two sessions on 19 May 2017. Tommy met Mary at the Northern Ireland,

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First pledge of Dementia Awareness Week

It’s three months since I joined the Dementia Carer Voices team. I’m enjoying working here; it’s great working with the team and learning about how to support people with dementia and their families. Now I have been settling into my

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Dementia Carer Voices May 2017 Newsletter

Dementia Awareness Week 2017 is coming up #DAW2017 Dementia Awareness Week 2017 is next week, from 28th May to 4th June. To mark the occasion and to raise awareness of dementia, DCV will be holding a series of events and

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Pledges from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Massive thanks to Gail Naylor, Nursing and Midwifery Director for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTH) and all the wonderful team for inviting Tommy to speak at the trusts Dementia Awareness Conference on 18 May. Tommy has had the great honour to speak

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Glasgow Housing Association and #WMTY17

This weeks guest blog comes from Gregory Hill-O`Connor, Our Voice Co-ordinator at the ALLIANCE.  Greg tells us about his visit to Glasgow Housing Association and What Matters to You Day.   As a keen student of social policy, and in particular how

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@CombinedNHS Launch What Matters To You Pledge Trees

Big thanks to Maria Nelligan @Nell1Maria – Director of Nursing and Quality, Julie Anne Murray @JulieAnneM2016,  Colin Burgess @StaffsOatcakes and all at @CombinedNHS  Trust for inviting Tommy to speak at their Annual Conference and help launch initially 25 what matters to you pledge trees across all

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