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  • Marianne Scotland
    Marianne Scotland Tue, 01/09/2020 - 15:52


    A memory of helping a patient with dementia whilst volunteering in my local hospital as a prospective medical student – patient details have been changed to preserve confidentiality.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Tue, 01/09/2020 - 15:24

    The Centre for Dementia is based at the Institute of Mental Health on the University’s Jubilee Campus, and it is one of several mental health research groups based there.

  • Ghazal
    Ghazal Mazloumi Fri, 17/07/2020 - 14:05

    It all started in October 2019 at the Big Conversations event in Nottingham Racecourse. It was an event led by people living with dementia planning for it over eight months. It was a second event in its series.

  • Steve Lichfield
    Steve Litchfield Fri, 17/07/2020 - 09:18

    Friends for Life (Nottm) celebrate our "Beauty" overcoming  gale force winds and rain to become a beautiful Sunflower and stands at 6ft 11" or 211 cm. Showing that we can overcome the odds with a smile on our faces, just like our zoom meetings.

  • Jane Rowley
    Jane Rowley Thu, 04/06/2020 - 20:53

    In 2018, I came to work at Trent Dementia, a small charity based at Nottingham University working with people diagnosed with dementia.

  • Rosemary Fri, 15/05/2020 - 14:26

    “He has no insight” I hear them say

     as they begin to peel my rights away

     first it’s my home and then it’s my care

     from who I see to what I can wear

  • Justine Schneider
    Justine Schneider Tue, 12/05/2020 - 11:33

    Yesterday I was gardening in front of my house. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed an older man walking on the pavement opposite.  Not a neighbour, I thought, it must be someone out for their daily exercise.

  • Karen Harrison Dening Thu, 23/04/2020 - 16:46

    The term ‘underserved populations’ is used frequently at the moment in relation to certain groups of people affected by dementia. But what do we actually mean when we talk of an underserved population?

  • Elaine Argyle Wed, 22/04/2020 - 22:50

    In an unfortunate turn of events, my 85 year old mother’s first hospital admission in decades took place several weeks ago on the cusp of the coronavirus crisis.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 15/04/2020 - 10:26

    It is worrying that there appears to be a sharp increase in deaths in the community that are not known to be due to covid-19.