Monthly Archives: July 2017

Dementia Carer Voices June-July 2017 Newsletter

Dementia Carer Voices Goes to Parliament It’s been a busy couple of months for Dementia Carer Voices; we marked What Matters to You? Day 2017, Carers’ Week 2017 and had a five day tour of the Western Isles for Dementia

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‘Dementia prevention, intervention, and care’ – New Dementia Research

Here is the latest blog piece from ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, reflecting on the latest research on dementia. Recent findings from Alzheimer’s Association International published today in the Lancet present an interesting picture of how we can reduce risk factors

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Irene Oldfather: We owe it to people with dementia in Scotland to work together to get on and do it

The ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, wrote a piece in the Scotsman last week to go alongside our latest publication and our events at the Scottish Parliament. See below for full text of the article. In October 2009 a Members’ Business

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The Dudley Group NHS Trust Pledge to Make a Difference

Big thanks to Paul Bytheway – Chief Operating Officer and Mandy Aworinde – Clinical Lead for Mental Health at the Dudley Group NHS Trust @DudleyGroupNHS for inviting Tommy to give two talks and meet everyone on 7 July 2017. Paul and Tommy met at

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Dementia Carer Voices’ new publication launched

Dementia Carer Voices launched our latest report on the 27th June and brought the printed version to the Scottish Parliament for discussion. It was great to see so many friends and supporters of the project come along to celebrate the

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Letter from America….

We are kicking off the week with a guest blog from Dr Claire L Copeland, Consultant Physician in Care of the Elderly and Stroke Medicine at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.  You can follow Claire on Twitter at @Sparklystar55 Lets see what Claire

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Colchester Hospital Unveils Pledge Tree

Massive thanks to Maisey Dear and Vanessa McLean, Dementia Care Nursing Specialists at Colchester Hospital for inviting Tommy back to give two more talks and to unveil a piece of artwork that has been designed to raise awareness called The “Dementia Care Pledge

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