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Tommy on tour Tommy on tour

This blog documents Tommy Whitelaw’s mission to raise awareness of dementia as he tours Scotland’s towns and cities sharing his experience of caring for his mother. Read more »

Trading Times Trading Times

Trading Times is an online service that matches carers with local businesses for flexible paid work. It is free to carers and paid for on a transactional basis by employers.
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8th UK Dementia Congress 8th UK Dementia Congress

Over 800 people attended the 8th UK Dementia Congress, held 5-7th November 2013 in Nottingham, to celebrate a coming together care for people living with dementia in care homes, in the community and in hospitals. Read more »

Pan Bristol approach to Dementia Champions Bristol as a Dementia Friendly City

This project aims to move Bristol towards becoming a ‘dementia-friendly city’ in which people with dementia can enjoy the same opportunities to take part in a social life, live independently and engage in everyday activity as other people, without fear of stigma or rejection. Read more »

Frailty Nurses in Cornwall

Nurses working in Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust are actively targeting frail patients with dementia at the front door ensuring appropriate assessment, care and discharge planning is completed and that it involves the patient and carers. Read more »