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More Research needed into Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Communities and Dementia Care

Posted in LGBT, and Research

Last month the National Care Forum published a welcome good practice paper focusing on dementia care and LGBT communities. It includes discussion of the ‘Over the Rainbow’ project that I did last year with some support from DEEP, The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project. The National Care Forum’s paper offers…

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Let’s get talking about Race and Dementia and other marginalised communities… Some thoughts about my latest publication

Posted in LGBT, Public Policy, Publications, Social Care Reform, and Support and Advocacy

I have been researching dementia care in South Asian communities in the UK since 2006. Now a Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies I have spent the last few years developing teaching, research and networks concerning cultural competency in dementia care. Evident from my discussions with healthcare professionals, care workers, academics…

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Over the Rainbow: Second Meeting, London 27 June 2014

Posted in LGBT, and Support and Advocacy

We are delighted to announce that the second meeting of the Over the Rainbow LGBT dementia support and advocacy project will be held at PACE on Friday 27 June from 1pm – 4pm. Refreshments and support to travel to the meeting will be provided. The Over the Rainbow project is…

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Over the Rainbow LGBT dementia support and advocacy project – First meeting 29 May 2014, Birmingham

Posted in LGBT, and Support and Advocacy

We are delighted to announce that the first meeting of the Over the Rainbow LGBT dementia support and advocacy project will be held at Birmingham LGBT Centre on Thursday 29 May from 1pm – 4pm. Refreshments and support to travel to the meeting will be provided. The Over the Rainbow…

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What are the experiences of gay, lesbian and bisexual people with dementia?

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My name is James McParland and I am conducting research into the experiences of gay, lesbian and bisexual people affected by memory difficulties. I believe that these individuals may face unique challenges, but little is known about these experiences. I hope to interview the person with memory difficulties and someone…

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