Dementia Carer Voices is a Scottish Government funded project to 2016 to engage with Health and Social Care professionals and students to promote a fuller understanding of the carer journey, provide a platform where carers can express their views and experiences of caring for a loved one with dementia and to harness the awareness raising activity undertaken by Tommy Whitelaw.
- Captures the experiences of carers across Scotland with a view to informing future policy and service provision
- Raises awareness of the issues around caring for someone with dementia including among health and social care professionals, students and the wider public
- Highlights the role of carers as natural resources; carers as people with needs; carers as people with independent lives
- Empowers carers by providing information based on the Charter of Rights and Carers Strategy about caring for someone with dementia
Click here to find out about our campaign entitled "You Can Make A Difference".
From left to right: Laura McCulloch,Tommy Whitelaw, Irene Oldfather, Sarah McDermott
Programme Director Irene.Oldfather@alliance-scotland.org.uk
Project Engagement Lead Tommy.Whitelaw@alliance-scotland.org.uk
Policy & Information Assistant Ashleigh.Deverteuil@alliance-scotland.org.uk
Telephone – 0141 404 0233
- 17th,24th,30th,31st Darlington hospital
- 22.07.15 Canterbury University
- 27.07.15 Speaking in Arran
- 28.07.15 Nursing workshop Hatfield