Sunday, 17 February 2013

more awareness, talks and meetings dementia carer voices

A busy week ahead, awareness, talks and meetings

February 18th meeting Citizens Advice Bureau (Morning)
Meeting to discuss possibilities of working with Citizens advice on dementia and caring  

February 18th meeting Cardonald College re talks
Meeting lecturers at Cardonald College to arrange dates for talks
February 19th speaking South Ayrshire carer’s dementia awareness day
Speaking at South Ayrshire Carers dementia awareness /open day
February 20th speaking 1st year mental health nursing student’s Caledonian university
The second of 3 talks at Caledonian University final talk in March to 500 Nursing Students  

February 20th enterprise Screen meeting carer engagement film
Meeting the lads from enterprise screen to finalize story board for new carer engagement film
February 21st attending Carers link Milgavie
Attending carer group meeting at carers link Milgavie to update on campaign

February 21st Meeting re carer engagement film “ITS OK TO ASK”
Meeting with Partners on new carer engagement film NHSGG&C, GCC, ALLIANCE, and steering group members  
February 22nd Dementia working group Glasgow city council 2nd meeting as per my motion passed
Glasgow city council dementia working group meeting at City Chambers based on my motion passed last February
Irene Oldfather my Mentor and director of the dementia carer voices project will do a presentation  

On-going projects

Academic paper with a leading university on the life stories
Carer engagement film working title (its ok to ask)
Dementia through art project in partnership with Gartanvel royal hospital a permanent exhibition
Glasgow city council dementia working group based on my motion passed last February

I have many talks lined up across the NHS and universities based on caring for my mum and the life stories

Future confirmed talks

February 26th stand Murryfield at DSDC open day
March 1st “Improving dementia support after diagnosis” event- Helens burgh

March 4th meeting care inspectorate

March 7th attending steering group Art in the Gart

March 14th speaking at Lockerbie carers dementia group

March 8th conference at City Chambers NHS GGC caring for older people

March 12th speaking Glasgow Caledonian Uni Nursing students   (500 in total)

March 22nd speaking at SDRCN Conference Stirling

April 19th 2 talks London Alzheimer show (am) dementia carer event (pm)

April   20th speaking at labour party conference fringe meeting

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