Are you a carer?
Please watch my short film, which includes families and carers reading from the letters they sent me.
If you're a carer and you'd like to send a letter in, you can post it to Tommy on Tour, 39 crosslee street glasgow g521sl. You can also email it to email@example.com
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
May 13th Birmingham Heartlands Hospital to unveil plaque Naming new reminiscence wing in Memory of my mum
The Joan Whitelaw Reminiscence Rooms
In Memory of Joan Whitelaw, an Inspirational Mother
And in recognition of her Inspirational Son and Carer, Tommy Whitelaw
Caring for Carers:
To Listen, To Understand, To Support
Promoting Compassionate Care for all in Hospital
Sunday, 20 April 2014
Caring For a Loved One with Dementia - are you a carer ? Have you cared for a loved one - can you help
Thursday, 17 April 2014
5 years of dementia and caring ,weekends, weekdays, bank holidays ,holiday weekends they all blended into one.
great sadness.of course we had good days ,we certainly had love but looking back they where just a fog of not understanding,loneliness and fear.
Shifting Landscapes of Dementia Care Conference
Date: Wednesday 7 May 2014
Time: 9am – 4pm
- cover a range of topics that promotes wellbeing and person-centred care for people living with dementia
- share learning opportunities with you to keep the experience of the person with dementia at the heart of what we do.
Who is it for?
Please register your interest in attending our conference here
9.00 – 9.45
Arrival and refreshments
9.45 – 10.15
Karen Anderson, Director of Strategic Develoment / Deputy Chief Executive, Care Inspectorate
10.15 – 11.00
'Risks, Rights and People Living with Dementia'
11.00 – 11.20
11.20 – 12.30
Workshop – session 1
12.30 – 13.30
13.30 – 14.45
Workshop – session 2
14.45 – 15.30
15.30 – 16.00
‘You can make a difference’
16.00 - 16.15
Reflections and close
Robert Peat, Director of Inspection, Care Inspectorate
Please register your interest in attending our conferencehere
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Speaking Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Post Graduate Centre, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham June 18th
With great thanks to Estelle Greenwood Project Facilitator Nursing Division City hospital Birmingham
For the kind invite to speak On Wednesday 18th June 2014 - Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Post Graduate Centre, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham
INVITATION TO SWBH DEMENTIA THEATRE – 18TH JUNE 2014
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust recently submitted a bid to the Department of Health and secured funds from the “Improving the Environment of Care for People with Dementia”.
Since September last year, and in line with the Kings Fund, the Trust has undertaken major works and refurbished 12 of our wards and public areas across all our sites including Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre, City Hospital, Sandwell General Hospital and Rowley Regis.
The aim now is to ensure that we provide the right care for patients with dementia within the Trust and community. We are therefore pleased to invite you to:-
“The Dementia Theatre”
On Wednesday 18th June 2014
Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Post Graduate Centre,
City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH
8.30 am – 11.30 am
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
That’s what I want people to know and is the theme of my tour 2014
“What difference can YOU make to the lives of others?”
09.05.14 Attending Scotland's Heroes Awards ( Nominated )
# 13.06.14 Borders Voluntary Care Voice
17.06.15 speaking Social Workers Birmingham