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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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Dementia Carer Voices tours the Western Isles for Dementia Awareness Week 2017

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland’s (the ALLIANCE) Dementia Carer Voices Project Engagement Lead, Tommy Whitelaw, will be holding a series of talks in conjunction with NHS Western Isles from 31st May to 3rd June. The talks are aimed at

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Dementia Carer Voices March/April 2017 Newsletter

Dementia Carer Voices launches Facebook Page Dementia Carer Voices has launched its new Facebook page to engage more widely with people with dementia, their families and carers. Please give us a like at: https://www.facebook.com/DementiaCarerVoices/ Thank you to the 13,000 people! The

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Touring the NHS Western Isles

We  would like to take this opportunity to thank the Elizabeth Shelby, NHS Western Isles Dementia Consultant Nurse, Denise Symington, NHS Western Isles Patient Focus Public Involvement Development Officer, and all at NHS Western Isles @NHSWI  for inviting our Project Engagement Lead, Tommy Whitelaw to tour the

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Dementia Carer Voices and Erskine teaming up once again!

Massive thanks to our great friend Derek Barron @dtbarron for the kind invite to speak and give 4 talks at Erskine Hospital @Erskine1916 on 21 and 27 April. Tommy had the great honour to speak at Erskine a few months ago. We are so

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Older People in Acute Care Improvement Programme Delirium Video Links

The Older People’s Acute Care team has created a series of 3 videos to complement existing work on delirium care. The videos could be used in a variety of ways to continue to raise awareness of the importance of listening to family members and to further engage a

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The NHS WM Leadership Awards and a Poem by Dreadlock Alien

On Tuesday February 28th  our Project Engagement Lead Tommy had the great honour to give the keynote address at the NHS West Midlands Leadership Academy Recognition Awards. It was an inspiring event and wonderful to hear of the dedication, passion

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