Monthly Archives: July 2017

‘It’s about unleashing, not controlling’

On 26th June, the Health and Social Care Academy hosted ‘Emphasising Humanity over Bureaucracy in Social Care‘; an event that explored what emphasising humanity looks like in practice, not just for those receiving care but for those providing it.  William Kløverød

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Northumbria University Senior Student Nurses Add Pledges

Big thanks to Dr Collette Straughair, Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader, Adult Nursing, Sue Tiplady, Senior Lecturer, Pre-registration Adult Nursing and all the team at Northumbria University – Faculty of Health and Life Sciences for kindly inviting Tommy to speak at the senior student Nursing

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Dementia Carer Voices’ response to third National Dementia Strategy

The third National Dementia Strategy was published on 28 June 2017, coinciding with a range of activity in the Scottish Parliament related to the ALLIANCE’s Dementia Carer Voice programme, including a Member’s Debate on dementia in the name of James

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Salford University Nursing Society add pledges

With great thanks to Ashley Rees, Karen McGuigan and Maeve Lane, 2nd year Adult Nursing Students and fellow students for inviting Tommy to speak at a dementia awareness event at Salford University all arranged by the the Nursing Students Society.

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Pre-Registration, BSc Adult Nursing Students Birmingham City University pledge

With great thanks to Claire Wilcox-Tolley (Senior Teaching Fellow), Birmingham City University for inviting Tommy to give two talks to Pre-Registration, BSc Adult Nursing Students. Claire and Tommy met a few months back at a leadership awards event in Birmingham where Tommy was

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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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