Making Sense Together | Let’s Talk about Dementia

A booklet version of the Connecting People Connecting Support online resource In 2023 I was given the opportunity to interview five key people involved in the Making Sense Together booklet, either in the capacity of developing the resources, delivering them, or both. These interviews were full of insights, including sharing … Read more

A comprehensive guide to talk therapy in mental illness treatment –

September 21, 2023 Mental illness is a formidable adversary, affecting millions worldwide, regardless of age, gender, or background. It takes on many forms- the suffocating weight of depression, the relentless grip of anxiety, the haunting echoes of trauma, and the turbulence of mood swings. The windy journey of battling mental … Read more

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