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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 12

So, we have been running this series for 12 weeks.  TWELVE WEEKS! A series to raise awareness of dementia. So what have we achieved? Quite a lot, I think, judging by the increased readership and the way that people are … Continue reading

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In the shoes of Karen (2)… a daughter’s insights into life in a care home

Earlier in the series, we posted a powerful guest blog from “Karen”, describing her life looking after both parents with dementia.  Karen tweets as ‘DazeinourLives’ (highly recommended to follow) now telling us how life continues with her Mum, both grieving for her … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 11

As we continue our “in my shoes” series of guest blogs, looking at dementia from different perspectives, Week 11 has been an eventful week with some very important and serious issues covered. Safeguarding has been featured twice – and in the … Continue reading

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In the shoes of … Alan Rosenbach | Special Policy Lead, Care Quality Commission

Earlier in the week, there was a very popular guest blog from Mike Ewins, talking about practical ways in which Birmingham City Council is monitoring the safety and quality of residential care that BCC purchases for citizens who need it, … 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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