Wednesday, 31 October 2012

shortlisted and attending the roses media awards in London a week tomorrow

With great thanks to Independent Age and Barchester care, my wee Tommyontour campaign has been shortlisted for a roses media award for coverage of issues around dementia and /or social carer .I have to say I very proud ,with my wee mum passing away 5 weeks ago and this campaign being started with her story and added to by so many others sharing theirs ,I feel its important to go down and represent my mum and all who have been the heart and soul of this campaign (I have not been out in years at night time never mind stayed out over night so it all a bit of nervy occasion )
Thank you
Good luck to all the others shortlisted in this and all the other categories
 Best coverage of issues around dementia and/or social care (Barchester special award)
  • BBC1: Panorama - Undercover: Elderly Care
  • BBC2: Louis Theroux - Extreme Love: Dementia
  • Tommy on Tour: One man's mission to raise awareness of dementia (blog)
  • The Independent: Dealing with dementia: "My dad was treated like lost luggage on a carousel," by Arifa Akbar
  • BBC Radio 4: Today - Adam Brimelow reports on a new approach to looking after people with severe dementia
  • D4Dementia - dementia blog

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