Tag Archives: Caregiver

In the shoes of … | Gill’s Mum: “Sunk without trace”

When I called in to see Mum, I found her busy; busy trying to sort out her handwritten blog. Cutting and pasting it the old way – by rewriting bits. It is lovely to see Mum starting to write regularly … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 10

We are now at the end of Week 10 of this “in my shoes” series of guest blogs, looking at dementia from different perspectives… recovering from the Olympics, and looking forward to the Paralympics, the blog itself  is turning into a … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Andrew Cozens | Chair of Carers Trust | Freelance consultant in care and health

As we come down to earth after the amazing fortnight of the Olympics, we resume our series of  ‘walk in my shoes’ blogposts, looking at dementia from different perspectives.  Andrew Cozens, Chair of Carers Trust, makes a powerful analogy comparing the amazing … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 9

We are now at the end of Week 9 of this “in my shoes” series of guest blogs, looking at dementia from different perspectives. The blog is proving to be a great opportunity for lots of shy violets and first-time-bloggers to pick … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Chris Gage | CEO & Creative Director | Ladder to the Moon

So, the Olympic Opening Ceremony had it all! The ultimate co-produced event! Who would have thought? The Queen parachuting in by helicopter, Mr Bean on keyboard, a highly inclusive cast, the construction workers forming the guard of honour… GB is … Continue reading

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Special moments … for #dementiachallengers

I wrote the other day about the power of Twitter. The power to bring like-minded people together – quickly and effectively. We are forming into a group of #dementiachallengers – and it is exciting. These people do not just want … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 8

We are now at the end of Week 8 of this “in my shoes” series, looking at dementia from different perspectives. What started as an idea for Dementia Awareness Week has turned into an extended series of daily guest blogs with … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 7

We are now at the end of Week 7 of this “in my shoes” series, looking at dementia from different perspectives. What started as an idea for Dementia Awareness Week has turned into an extended series of daily guest blogs with … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 6

Recently we started, as part of Dementia Awareness Week, a series of “in my shoes” guest blogposts, looking at dementia from different perspectives. The series has proved very popular, so we have continued to post individual stories, building the “big … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 5: Carers’ Week special

Recently we started, as part of Dementia Awareness Week, a series of “in my shoes” guest blogposts, looking at dementia from different perspectives. The series has proved very popular, so we have continued to post individual stories, building the “big picture” … Continue reading

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