Jun 21, 2020

Celebrating Father’s Day

To celebrate Father's Day we asked you to share your memories of your father and tell us how he's influenced you and your...
Jun 16, 2020

Men’s Health Week – taking action on Covid-19

    For Men's Health Week, Peter Watson, reflects on the guilt he felt when his wife first went into care and...
Jun 3, 2020

Celebrating our Volunteers

To celebrate Volunteers Week 2020 our Community Engagement Officer, Yael, spoke to our Ambassador, Heather Brown, about why she decided to...
May 5, 2020

Navigating washing and dressing difficulties when caring for someone with dementia

  Kate Legg is an Associate Practitioner with Dementia Carers Count. Kate is an Occupational Therapist working in Older...
Apr 28, 2020

Ambassadors’ tips for coping during coronavirus

Are you caring for a partner, friend or family member with dementia? Our Ambassadors are sharing their tips for coping during...
Apr 21, 2020

Being kind to yourself when you’re caring for others

Heather Brown is an Ambassador for Dementia Carers Count. She cares for her dad who has Alzheimer’s and she also cared for her husband...
Apr 6, 2020

April is stress awareness month, here’s a reminder that you are not alone

April is Stress Awareness Month, its aim is increasing public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic....
Apr 2, 2020

Organisations that can support you during COVID-19

Our team of practitioners recommend using the following organisations for support during COVID-19.   Tips to improve...
Mar 31, 2020

Talking about coronavirus to a person with dementia

  Head of Services, Sue Hinds and Dementia Carers Services Practitioner, Lissy Edwards, share their tips for talking about...
Mar 26, 2020

Meaningful activity when you’re caring for someone with dementia during self-isolation

  Kate Legg is an Associate Practitioner with Dementia Carers Count. Kate is an Occupational Therapist working in Older...