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In the shoes of… 100 people living, breathing, working with dementia!

This time last year I had a small idea. To build on my Whose Shoes? concept, looking at issues from different perspectives, I would ask a wide range of people to write a blog and I would post them, one … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Simona Florio | Co-ordinator | The Healthy Living Club

I spotted the work of the Healthy Living Club on Twitter and was intrigued. The club has a bit of everything – effective community development, peer support, reciprocal collaboration with other local organisations… This was just the kind of small project with BIG … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Kath Horner | Health Improvement Principal | Public Health NHS Sheffield

This photo was taken 80 years ago, almost to the day.  How many of these men had grandchildren – babies, who will now themselves be in their eighties, a significant number perhaps living with dementia? It seems very poignant to … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Norman McNamara (3) | Silent Voices

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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 … Katherine Brown | Arts and Health Project Manager | Beauty and Utility Arts

The Innovation Challenge in Leicestershire. What a great idea! Leicestershire County Council provided an opportunity  for housing providers and microproviders to come together and do some really innovative stuff. A small amount of money making a BIG difference to the … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Norman McNamara (2) | How it feels to live with dementia

I am delighted that there was a strong response to yesterday’s simple blog – nature photos to suggest that yes, we all want to have quality of life and the chance to get outside on a nice day, regardless of … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … The birds and the bees | Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

As I walked around Warwickshire Wildlife Trust’s Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve at the weekend, taking a few photos (as you do), I thought of people with dementia and my blog series. I believe passionately that we all feel better with 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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