Tag Archives: wellbeing

In the shoes of … Gill Bailey | Helen Sanderson Associates

Yesterday we had an excellent guest post from Mike Ewins, explaining the work that is being done by Birmingham City Council to improve quality and safety in residential care. Mike talked about the involvement of family, friends and the community. … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Mike Ewins | working for a Local Authority on improving quality and safety in residential care

“One question we plan to include is to ask homes to identify the numbers of their residents who have no external visitors or contacts” Great idea, Birmingham!! I am excited returning today to our “in my shoes” series, looking at … 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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