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Leadership! Breaking down barriers. Engaging people. Building capacity.

There is a lot of talk about leadership. Leadership is important. Everyone should be able to work in a respectful, inclusive & safe environment. Those in senior positions should lead by example. — Kay Sheldon (@KayFSheldon) May 29, 2013 Leadership … Continue reading

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“Nothing’s gonna stop us now” #dementiachallengers

So, Dementia Awareness Week is over. Hmm, we’ll see about that! It feels a very exciting time as we move into Year 2 of #dementiachallengers, a spontaneous collaboration between passionate people who not only want things to be different for people … Continue reading

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Dancing is good for people – including people with dementia!

I was excited to read this tweet from Dr Karim Saad recently. Dr Saad is a strong advocate of, and very successful in, reducing the use of anti-psychotic drugs for people living with dementia. Care homes urged to run dance … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Trisha Lewis | Dementia Unravelled

Week 8 of our “in my shoes” series, looking at dementia from different perspectives, continues today with a thought-provoking guest post by Trisha Lewis. As a professional entertainer and actor, Trisha specialises in providing reminiscence sessions and entertainment with triggers … Continue reading

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