Member & Communications Support – Dementia Community

Further to joining the Advisory Group for JDC/Dementia Publishing, I’ve become a member of Dementia Community – the new name for the organisation that publishes the Journal of Dementia Care, produces the UK Dementia Congress and provides the National Dementia Care Awards. You can find out more about Dementia Community and join (for just £1!)

Contribution to NACC Yearbook

I’ve written for the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Yearbook on Page 81, looking at how we can better support people living in care homes with special dietary needs. This follows on from the Parliamentary Launch of the Special Dietary Network that I spoke at in May 2023.

Learning Disability and Dementia Webinar for Dementia Community

Today I’ve co-delivered a webinar for Dementia Community (the organisation behind the Journal of Dementia Care and the UK Dementia Congress) with Rosie, a lady living with a learning disability and dementia who is employed by MacIntyre, and Nicola Payne, MacIntyre’s Best Practice Manager for Health and Families. It was a content-rich hour that gave

D4Dementia is 11 today!

I’m delighted to announce that D4Dementia is 11 years old today. I really appreciate all the amazing support that has enabled D4Dementia to become one of the foremost dementia blogs in the world, loved by families and professionals alike.

Member – Age Action Alliance

I am pleased to announce that I have become a member of the Age Action Alliance. The Age Action Alliance is run by EngAgeNet (The English Ageing Network) and the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTI).

Co-designed and co-delivered Loss and Bereavement Training for ARC England

I’m extremely proud to share the work I’ve been doing in conjunction with MacIntyre to provide co-designed and co-delivered Loss and Bereavement Training for ARC England. We believe this is the first project of its kind in the UK. I’ve worked with Jess, a lady with a learning disability who is employed by MacIntyre, and Nicola

The ‘D’ Word radio show guest

I’m Pete Hill’s guest for the latest episode of his The ‘D’ Word radio show. Have a listen here:  Thank you for inviting me to talk to you Pete.