Saturday, 29 December 2012

Collecting life stories raising awareness 2013 the campaign goes on can you help ?

Collecting life stories raising awareness 2013 the campaign goes on
 For the last year I have been collecting life stories, experiences good or bad to raise awareness on both dementia and caring, I have taken the life stories to Government, local authorities, NHS and beyond. In 2012 I was caring for my mum Joan and had been for the last 5 years till she sadly passed away on September 22nd, then I was raising awareness during  my respite hours .for 2013 this will be my full time focus ,I hope you can help me by adding you’re thoughts ,opinions or life stories to add to the hundreds already received and help with the ongoing and new awareness plans and projects I have
You can add yours at  
My promise is to take those stories as I have done to the people who need to read them and raise more understanding on how we live and feel, they say the pen is mightier than the sword I hope my campaign of words helps prove this

Thank you

More dates, talks and awareness projects starting in the new year ,the awareness campaign goes on
January 4th meeting Dr Christopher Mason Glasgow carer champion to discuss both our plans
January 10th attending Dementia Dialogue event Paisley (a discussion on Scotland’s dementia strategy)
January 17th speaking at RAD directorate Victoria infirmary (Charge Nurses)
January 17th meeting health minister Alex Neil at Scottish Parliament
February Date TBC 2ND meeting GCC dementia working group based on my motion passed
February 15th speaking 3rd year mental health students’ Caledonian university
February 20th speaking 1st year mental health nursing student’s Caledonian university
March 14th speaking at Lockerbie carers
March 22nd speaking at SDRCN Conference Stirling
April speaking at labour party conference fringe meeting Inverness
 More talks waiting for dates to be confirmed
 On – going projects all starting mid January
 Carer engagement film a new film about carer engagement
Dementia through art exhibition based on my life stories
Academic paper with leading university based on my life stories

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