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  • Karen Harrison Dening Mon, 26/10/2020 - 17:18

    I first became conscious of the concept of planning ahead for the end-of-life in the early 1990’s when I became a community psychiatric nurse (CPN) supporting families affected by dementia.  Over my 6 years as a CPN

  • Thomas Westhead
    Thomas Westhead Wed, 09/09/2020 - 17:39

    Like all aspiring medical students, before coming to university I undertook a range of work experience and volunteering roles.

  • Thomas Westhead
    Thomas Westhead Wed, 09/09/2020 - 15:02

    There is a strong link between mood and dementia.

  • Thomas Westhead
    Thomas Westhead Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:00

    The different types of dementia can affect the brain in very different ways, however a common theme between them all is how they can cause the ability to communicate to suffer.

  • Eleri Clarke
    Eleri Clarke Tue, 08/09/2020 - 12:12

    My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when I was 10, so I have always had some awareness of the condition.

  • Karen Harrison Dening Mon, 07/09/2020 - 21:57

    A significant aspect of the work of the charity is in Increasing the general public’s understanding of the experience of what it is like to live with dementia; whether this is from the perspective of the person with the diagnosis, their family car

  • Peter Riley
    Peter Riley Mon, 07/09/2020 - 21:28

    Returning to work in Health and Social Care after bearing and shepherding four children to maturity, including four and a half years living in the far east, her role was to help to make people’s lives after hospital

  • Matilda Chen Cooper
    Matilda Chen Cooper Thu, 03/09/2020 - 17:11

    Working at NHS 111 during the coronavirus pandemic has given me a new insight into the difficulties of living with dementia that I did not expect.

  • Contributor Thu, 03/09/2020 - 11:45

    "Write down what we need, we are having a lot of guests over – we need a sack of rice, make sure you get the good one!" said my grandad.

    “No problem,” I said.

  • Steve Lichfield
    Steve Litchfield Thu, 03/09/2020 - 09:38

    Friends for Life (Nottm) "Ay'e up mi duck", have left the group in good hands while temporarily away on Hols in Cyprus.