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  • Lucy Perry-Young
    Lucy Perry-Young Mon, 06/06/2016 - 07:47

    Jean stopped in the hallway and suddenly said ‘Do you like books?’ I said yes, I enjoy reading, do you?

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    Paul Hitchmough Thu, 02/06/2016 - 21:57

    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.”

  • Anne de Gruchy Thu, 19/05/2016 - 16:31

    I’ve been thinking about my lovely dad, about him sitting there at home with his little dog, and worrying that he might be lonely.

  • Justine Schneider
    Justine Schneider Mon, 16/05/2016 - 18:13

    There is something apposite about a university – which runs on brain power – becoming dementia-friendly.

  • Gill Oliver
    Gill Oliver Fri, 13/05/2016 - 14:58

    Dementia is the perfect subject for Health and Wellbeing Boards to address.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:08

    Last week I found myself onstage at Nottingham University’s Lakeside Theatre as part of an evening exploring Comedy and Mental Health.

  • Anna Lindstrand
    Anna Lindstrand Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:36

    About a year ago I applied for a new position within the audiology department that I work in. Little did I realise quite how much it was going to change my life and change me.

  • Anne de Gruchy Wed, 27/04/2016 - 19:06

    For many years now I have been caught up in a cycle of stress and meltdowns trying to juggle life and work and my dad’s needs.

  • Anne de Gruchy Wed, 27/04/2016 - 19:02

    ...Or how dementia and a distance of two hundred miles turns boiler breakdowns into a multi-faceted guessing game and a delicate delegation operation!

  • Sarah BAker
    Sarah Baker Wed, 27/04/2016 - 17:26

    Four years ago, it all changed. My Grandmother, Jasmin, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. I always knew what dementia was, but I didn’t know the huge impact it would have on my family, especially me.