Tag Archives: Age UK

All systems go! Launch of Whose Shoes? Dementia Friendly West Kent!

THE START OF A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Did you follow the launch of our Dementia Friendly Communities project in Kent? Last week’s blog, describing the build up to the project, has attracted a lot of interest. @WhoseShoes Excellent … Continue reading

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Dementia Friendly West Kent… a small step to a dementia friendly world!

This week we launch our Whose Shoes?® Dementia Friendly Communities project in West Kent. I want others to use the Whose WHoes? tool @WhoseShoes as it is of the UTMOST importance in changing dementia care from about us without us … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… Anne Cooper| warm, caring and trying to help…

On Monday, I captured the Twitter story about Anne Cooper’s quest to navigate the process to ‘befriend’ an isolated person, playing by the rules and processes of modern day society. It made me appreciate even more the wonderful work that … Continue reading

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“All the lonely people, where do they all come from?”

There are a lot of people that I admire on Twitter, and Anne Cooper (@anniecoops) is right up there. We haven’t met in person – yet! – but she is on my ‘stalking list’. I love this term that I … Continue reading

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Are we in danger of setting one group in society against another?

Just a quick post because it is very topical… Front page of the Daily Telegraph today: “Elderly told: go back to work and downsize”. “Elderly people should be encouraged to go back to work and move into smaller homes, one … Continue reading

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