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Paul Hitchmough

Paul Hitchmough

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Musician

Paul is amateur musician, from Liverpool. Paul was diagnosed with dementia in February 2014, at the age of 61. He was alone at home when the consultant arrived, an experience he recounts in his blog 'Diagnosis'.

Paul's blogs form part of a national project called 'Dementia Diaries'. The Dementia Diarists use customb​uilt reporting phones to share their experiences of living with the condition. For more of their stories, visit dementiadiaries.org or @DementiaTweets 

Paul Hitchmough

Music keeps me mind clear and gives me a clear focus every day.

Paul Hitchmough

It’s pretty hard to concentrate on things a long period of time.  

Paul Hitchmough

We are still the same people. 

Paul Hitchmough

The consultant came out to me and when we were in my house, he said, “Have you got anyone here with you?” I said, “No...why? Do I need someone here? Just tell me.”