World Alzheimer’s Month #WorldAlzheimersDay | Let’s Talk about Dementia

#NeverTooEarly September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. Each year, Alzheimer and dementia associations, alongside all those involved in the treatment, care and support of people living with dementia, from around the world unite to organise advocacy and information provision events. The … Read more

Reflecting and Connecting | Let’s Talk about Dementia

Dementia awareness week took place a few months ago and as in previous years the week was filled with lots of activities involving different people, services and organisations. In NHS Tayside our awareness raising involved pushing around trolleys with biscuits and drinks for busy acute hospital staff to provide ten … Read more

 ‘Communicating Well with Dementia’ | Let’s Talk about Dementia

A supported conversation group It was the end of 2021, and COVID restrictions were beginning to relax.  Finally, we were able to restart our already established Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) groups. It was around this time that another idea started to form.  One of our therapists was simultaneously seeing … Read more