In the shoes of a person with dementia (updated)

In the shoes of Kate Swaffer –
my Australian friend living with dementia

Above is an extremely powerful blogpost by my Australian friend Kate Swaffer: “In the shoes of a (wonderful, inspirational) person with dementia.”

Swan Img_5215aI am very honoured to have Kate’s permission to re-blog it here as deep food for thought. It is a “must read” for anyone who wants, or indeed needs, to understand more about the remorseless disease that is called dementia – and how it actually feels to be living with young onset dementia.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

You can read here about the day Kate and I finally met, with other #dementiachallengers in London and here is the poem I wrote about Kate as she flew home to Australia a week later.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Global #dementiachallengers :)
Global #dementiachallengers 🙂

Advertisements

About Gill Phillips - Whose Shoes?

Passionate about personalisation in health & social care. Creator of Whose Shoes? - an imaginative approach to helping people work together to improve lives. http://nutshellcomms.co.uk
This entry was posted in dementia, education, Guest blog, health, personalisation, TLAP - Making It Real, well-being and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s