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#DAW2017 Western Isles Tour – Day One

Over the week Tommy will be updating us on each day of his Western Isles Tour over Dementia Awareness Week.  Stay tuned to find out about his adventures and follow the #DAW2017 for more information. I set off for Benbecula

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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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“It Isn’t Joy in Work; Joy IS the Work”

Todays blog comes from Hans Hartung from NHSAA. He talks about the power and importance of connectedness in experiencing joy in your work.  Linking nicely with #WMTY17 Kate Hilton of the IHI Open School, Helen Bevan of the NHS England,

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Caring for Mum

Today`s guest blog post from Allison Tait @Allisonrtait  Allison is the Co-Chair at the Scottish Practice Nurse Association.  Allison is writing this as a daughter. Lets see what she has to tell us. Allison with her mum Betty.  After work we used to pop

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Remembering mums across the world on Mother’s Day

The days we laughed The days we cried The days we shared the loss, the broken heart, So it was less than half as hard.   The days we smiled, The days we played , The days we danced, The

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Missing Me

Today we bring to you a poem from Tracey Shorthouse called Missing Me.  You can follow Tracey`s story via @TraceyShorty28 and find out more over on her blog. Thank you Tracey for letting us share you inspiring words.   Missing Me

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Kind in Mind

Today`s guest blog comes from Gillian Clelland, about her wonderful mum Jean and her caring experiences.  Lets see what Gillian has to say… When I decided to share the responsibility to care for my mum Jean, who is 85 and has Alzheimer’s

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