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Diablog Number 4: The importance of communication and meaningful interaction

Posted in DiaBlog with Larry

The importance of communication and meaningful interaction Elizabeth Peel in Conversation with Larry Gardiner In the fourth of a series of six blog posts I talk with Larry Gardiner. Larry describes himself as a Change Agent, Co-producer, Citizen Advocate, Gentle Irritant. I interviewed Larry who shared with me his experiences…

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Diablog Number 3: Distinctiveness of Younger Onset Dementia

Posted in DiaBlog with Larry, and Young Onset Dementia

Distinctiveness of Younger Onset Dementia Elizabeth Peel in Conversation with Larry Gardiner In the third of a series of six blog posts I talk with Larry Gardiner. Larry describes himself as a Change Agent, Co-producer, Citizen Advocate, Gentle Irritant. I interviewed Larry who shared with me his experiences and views…

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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?

Posted in LGBT

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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“It’s a maze the system, a terrible maze!”

Posted in Dementia Project News, and Social Care Reform

A new research article by Elizabeth Peel and Rosie Harding has been published ‘online first’ in Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice. ‘“It’s a huge maze, the system, it’s a terrible maze”: Dementia carers’ constructions of navigating health and social care services’ explores data from both the…

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