Tag Archives: Scotland

A little bit of magic in Scotland … and planning the ‘hairy biker’ tour :-)

Ken Howard and I had been planning our trip to Scotland for a long time. Originally we were thrilled because our abstract was accepted as part of the popular ‘Involving people living with dementia’ session at the 23rd European Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Co-producing inclusive, vibrant #dementiachallengers events in Scotland

Well the invisible hordes are coming out of the shadows and becoming real people… very supportive, creative passionate people. And they are bringing their own ‘invisible hordes’ in their wake… I would like to include here a lovely film made … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… Julie Christie | Dementia researcher

Today I am delighted to host a guest blog from Julie Christie. And, you guessed it, there is another ‘twitter story’ behind this fascinating contribution to the series… As many of you will know, there are many very interesting and … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Maureen Grove | another of our fab #dementiachallengers!

Thank you to today’s guest blogger, Maureen, and to Lee Stribling for giving me permission to re-post Maureen’s story from Lee’s fab dementiachallengers.com site. If you don’t know this site, I thoroughly recommend that you take a look – it … Continue reading

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Twitter – A cool way of keeping in touch with customers…

@WhoseShoes @edcouncil that’s great news- remember if you need the services of a good facilitator…….;o) — ashleigh niven (@AshleighNiven) 5 days ago I wish all Whose Shoes? customers were on Twitter…. 🙂 I ask people to keep in touch and … 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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