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What Matters to You Day 2017 – #WMTY17

Today is ‘What Matters to You?’ Day 2017 – a chance to flip the conversation from ‘What’s the matter with you?’ to ‘What matters to you?’ Individuals and organisations across Scotland are joining in and Dementia Carer Voices is marking

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Take part in the RCN’s twitter chat!

#RCNchat Tuesday 27th September, 7-8   Dementia – skilling nursing staff for the future Many of us will know someone living with dementia, or may well be living with dementia ourselves. It’s a condition that predominately occurs later life, and

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Dementia Friends Session – University of Central Lancashire March 2015

Tommy was very honoured to speak along with Roz Hargreaves (Mental Health Nurse formerly of University of Central Lancashire) at the Dementia Friends Session – University of Central Lancashire in March of this year. We are truly inspired by the

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You are not alone this dementia awareness week!

It’s all over the news, it’s everywhere and it’s all over families.  Nowadays all of us know someone with dementia.  It may be a relative, friend or a friend of a friend, but as the numbers continue to rise, in

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Dementia Carer Voices visits West College, Scotland #pledge

Thank you to Kate Moran, Curriculum Enhancement Lecturer for inviting us back to speak to health and social care, nursing staff and students at West College Scotland, Paisley. (Formerly Reid Kerr College)  Tommy had the great privilege to speak their last week, with great thanks

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#DCV speaks to Social Work at GCU

  The Second of Tommy`s talks at GCU on 25th March was to MSc 1 and MSc 2 Social Work Students.  Thank you to Dr Gill Constable, Lecturer of Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University for inviting Dementia Carer Voices to share our

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Curriculum Development working group – Edinburgh Napier University make their pledge

Hello Everyone, I hope you are all having a good week.  Here is a little mid week pledge to make you smile.  Massive thanks to Gwenne McIntosh, Programme Leader BN (Mental Health) at Edinburgh Napier University for sending us a

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