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Meetings – and how to add a little magic

In my old life as a local government officer, I attended many meetings. I am not a big fan of meetings. I used to sit and count up in my head the approximate cost of the meetings in terms of … Continue reading

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Poem: Young Onset Dementia – Making It Real

I felt a special connection with Kate What it was is hard to define. Her words, her thoughts, her feelings. I have followed them closely on-line. Kate blogs about living with dementia It’s powerful. It’s honest. It’s real. We can learn … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… Andrea Sutcliffe | CEO of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (Find Me Good Care)

Last week we posted a guest blog by Jude Irwin who cares for her Mum, living with dementia. They had struggled to find her good care. Luckily Jude had subsequently found a brilliant home care agency and she and her Mum are … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… Jude Irwin | Carer whose Mum is living with dementia

Mum wrote a popular post recently in this series. Indeed all of Mum’s  guest posts are popular – blogging 90 year olds are apparently unusual. This particular post was about care funding. It was interesting that Mum’s opening words were … Continue reading

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