Friday, 22 June 2012

can you help a son and carer with, motions and projects , open to all who have thoughts or opinions


Hi  
Good morning, I hope if you are reading this today you may be able to help with some of the hopes, dreams and projects I am working on in my wee quest to raise awareness and understating on both Dementia and Caring
Collecting life stories
For the last year I have been collecting life stories to take to our Deputy First Minister to help tell the story of dementia and caring, our live, in our own words I feel this is a unique opportunity to give cares and families like mine a voice if you would like to share you’re experience good or bad, it would be great to hear from you
Motion Glasgow City Council
Back in February I had a motion passed at Glasgow City council to look at dementia and caring and for the outcome and report to be taken to the Scottish Government. if you would l
MOTION
Council recognizes the inspirational efforts of Tommy Whitelaw in raising awareness of the issues effecting the carers and families of people suffering from Dementia through his “Tommy on Tour” campaign Council agrees to set-up a Cross Party Working Group to engage with carers and to ensure that the services provided to carers are appropriate to the needs of the carers and those suffering from Dementia and that the Working Group’s findings be presented by Council to the Scottish Government.
Dementia and Caring through Art
As of yesterday I now have a confirmed and amazing partnership with Garnavel Royal Hospital,to put together a permanent exhibition  in their reception are and corridors leading to the older persons wards .This will be based on the letters I receive and people I meet ,if you would like to send some ideas or are interested in producing some work for this to help comfort and inspire all who view  please get in touch
MOTION Edinburgh City Council  
Council recognizes the inspirational efforts of Tommy Whitelaw in raising awareness of the issues effecting the carers and families of people suffering from Dementia through his “Tommy on Tour” campaign. Council agrees to set-up a Cross Party Working Group to engage with carers and to ensure that the services provided to carers are appropriate to the needs of the carers and those suffering from Dementia and that the Working Group’s findings be presented by Council to the Scottish Government.
I hope if you would like to help or get involved with any of the above you will get in touch, you can e mail me at tommy@i-woz-there.com
I also hope you can put this on your sites and news letters and help give carers a voice
Thank you
Tommy
Son .carer awareness campaigner

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