Yesterday I was with Emma Williams – Dementia Action Alliance coordinator for the East Riding. We’d been asked to do a walk around by a Gp surgery a few miles from where I live. It’s a new building and once more they’re asking us to walk round after it’s opened rather than involving us during … Continue reading Invited to walk round a Gp surgery………
Earlier in the year I wrote a blog about the garden project that I’d been involved in with Emma William – East Riding Dementia Action Alliance Coordinator. Heritage Landscape centre hosted the ‘Yorkshire Garden Festival’ , which attracted lots of entries. Various schools and organisation created their own little paradise on small plots within the … Continue reading And the winners are……..!
Yesterday I travelled north for a change, to the lovely city of Durham as I’m on the advisory board for a dementia project there. It’s an Action research project involving patients, carers, providers and commissioners of health and social care in Durham. ‘Co-designing dementia care to improve value” It’s being led by Dr Mara Airoldi … Continue reading Project involvement at Durham
Yesterday afternoon I was in London at the Alzheimer’s society’s User Involvement Programme Board meeting. I don’t like going down to London anymore as the journey is long and can be stressful, so I’m picky on what I agree to attend now. It just so happens that this week both events were in London. This afternoon … Continue reading User Involvement Programme Board meeting
I’m often saying in my blogs that ‘no one gives you a manual’ when you’re diagnosed. Well recently I was contacted by Esme Moniz-Cook ( Prof. Dementia Care Research -Faculty of Health & Social Care, University of Hull) . She was introducing me to 2 of her colleagues working on a new study, Dr. Lauren … Continue reading Being involved in developments……PRIDE Project
On Monday I was at Durham University. I was asked some time ago to be part of an advisory board for a project entitled “Co-designing dementia care to achieve value” I can’t remember how on earth I became involved with the project but Professor Murna Downs and Professor Jan Oyebode from Bradford are also involved … Continue reading Action Research – cost effective strategies to improve quality of life
Emma kindly agrees to pick me up at the station as I still havn’t got my head around the buses in Beverley. In York they have a great map with coloured lines that show where all the buses go, but I’ve not been able to find anything similar here. Everywhere should have a bus map … Continue reading Walk round the hospital