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  • 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.

  • Victoria Hill
    Victoria Hill Fri, 08/04/2016 - 16:39

    Natural England have just published an interesting new report: ‘Is it nice outside?’.  The report investigates how engagement with nature and the great outdoors can be improved for the benefit of people living with dementia.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Fri, 08/04/2016 - 16:33

    Words are both beautiful and terrible things. Using words like ‘mellifluous’ or ‘Christmas cake’ brings to mind a whole set of associations and images. On the other hand, words are used to spin the web that is the stigma around dementia.

  • Karen Gray
    Karen Gray Fri, 08/04/2016 - 16:26

    On the train home from Nottingham to Bristol last week I finished The Iceberg: A Memoir by the artist Marion Coutts.  This extraordinary and devastating book d