Tag Archives: well-being

A is for Action; B is for Bold; C is for Crazy! The #MatExp ABC has been a bit … D for Dynamic!!

Have you been following the #MatExp journey? Have you been following the #MatExp ABC? It has been so exciting and so so full on that I haven’t had time to write a blog about it – and I don’t think … Continue reading

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In the shoes of… Anne Cooper| warm, caring and trying to help…

On Monday, I captured the Twitter story about Anne Cooper’s quest to navigate the process to ‘befriend’ an isolated person, playing by the rules and processes of modern day society. It made me appreciate even more the wonderful work that … Continue reading

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“All the lonely people, where do they all come from?”

There are a lot of people that I admire on Twitter, and Anne Cooper (@anniecoops) is right up there. We haven’t met in person – yet! – but she is on my ‘stalking list’. I love this term that I … Continue reading

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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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In the shoes of Gill’s Mum’s…| Good Friday is not so good…

I have been delighted that the guest blogs written by my (now) 91 year old Mum have been amongst the most popular in the series. I have been trying to encourage Mum to write some more. Especially when she is … Continue reading

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In the shoes of Katy, an ex-carer (as observed by her close friend)…

On Day 33 of our “in my shoes” series, looking at dementia from different perspectives, we have a very powerful story, looking at what happened to a dedicated carer… when her parents died and her caring role was no longer … Continue reading

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