13 posts from April 2018

Poetry, Advocacy and Dementia

Written by: Kate Swaffer, Co-Founder, Dementia Alliance International

Published: 27/04/2018

Kate Swaffer shares her story and describes the powerful impact poetry can have, helping her to make sense of her dementia

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The Promise

Written by: Caren Gilbert, Poet, The Secret Lighthouse

Published: 27/04/2018

Caren Gilbert shares a poem that was written during our recent Courageous Leadership: Women in Leadership event.

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Joan’s Room

Written by: Tommy Whitelaw BCAh, UK Lead - Dementia Carer Voices, the ALLIANCE

Published: 20/04/2018

Our UK Lead Tommy Whitelaw is honoured to hear that Wexham Park Hospital's new dementia friendly lounge is to be named after his mum Joan

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“Nothing ventured, nothing gained”

Written by: Ruth Dorman, Chair of the ALLIANCE board and Chief Executive, Deafblind Scotland

Published: 20/04/2018

As someone who has been at both ends of the table, Ruth encourages organisations big and small to apply for the Self Management Fund.

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