Tag Archives: children

Do we really listen to children and young people in health care?

I love it when I find the right partners. We see the opportunity to do something imaginative together and we just get on and do it. ‘JFDI’ It is one of the biggest advantages of being a small organisation. And so … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Suzy Webster | Expert by experience – Moving in with Mum – Part 2

A person with dementia may not recognise you but they will recognise your kindness. #dementiachallengers #talkdementia #everyday — Suzy Webster (@suzysopenheart) May 24, 2013 Today I am delighted and honoured to post the third “in my shoes” blog from the lovely … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Suzy Webster | Expert by experience – Moving in with Mum – Part 1

Last year I posted a story by Suzy Webster. It was a very moving story about her  grandmother’s journey with dementia and the improvements in understanding and attitudes Suzy had witnessed over recent years.  Suzy’s own Mum had recently been diagnosed … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Norman McNamara (4) | Dementia Awareness Day, 15 September 2012

What are YOU doing at 3pm this Saturday? Did you know that this is the date to mark Dementia Awareness Day? 3pm is the specific time to do something special – but this could be as small as talking to … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Norman McNamara | Living with dementia and wonderful dementia campaigner

Today I have the honour and the pleasure of hosting a blogpost that gives real insights into the life of someone living with dementia. But surely, I hear you ask, this whole “in my shoes” series is aiming to do this? … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … the Twitterati | A.k.a the POWER of Twitter!

Some of my friends – and indeed, if the truth is told, Mr Whose Shoes? himself, wonder why I am so captivated by Twitter. It is a ‘no brainer’ …. I find it exciting! Twitter is so fresh and immediate … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Suzy Webster | Expert by experience and dementia trainer

Another great first time blogger in our “in my shoes” series. Another very powerful post about how dementia affects not only the person but has a profound effect on the wider family. Suzy Webster talks about her grandmother’s journey with … Continue reading

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