Monthly Archives: May 2014

Talking and listening

It’s been an interesting week. It started with me expecting to lead a Dementia Friends Awareness session at an event in Coventry. I’d been booked as a turn more than a month ago and as it was to be the … Continue reading

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Living for Today

When I visit Mum, I try to greet as many other residents by name as I can. There’s a certain irony in the fact that I can’t remember too many of their names but we’ll gloss over that. The smile, sometimes … Continue reading

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The Care Debate, part x.

I couldn’t bring myself to watch this week’s Panorama programme which focussed on a care home in Essex. I saw some clips in the news which told me enough. For a journalist, and one who teaches journalists of the future, that’s a … Continue reading

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