Jan 29, 2020

Launching our community engagement programme

A hello from our Community Engagement Officer   “Hi, I am Yael, DCC’s Community Engagement Officer. As part of DCC’s...
Dec 20, 2019

Not feeling it in the festive season? Here are 8 tips for coping when you’re caring for someone with dementia

Dr Ruth Watson is an Associate Practitioner with Dementia Carers Count. Dr Watson is a Clinical Psychologist who completed her...
Nov 21, 2019

Three Lesser-Known Dementia Carers’ Rights

Jane Stanfield is Associate Practitioner with Dementia Carers Count and leads our sessions on carers' rights. Jane originally trained and...
Oct 28, 2019

Our Carers Spoke to Sky News

On the 26th of September Sky news came to speak to the family carers attending our three-day, residential Dementia Carers Support Course -...
Oct 22, 2019

A Day in the Life of our Speech & Language Therapist

  Our Dementia Carers Services Lead and Speech & Language Therapist, Sue Hinds, reflects on what she does, why she does it,...
Oct 8, 2019

Measuring and celebrating the effectiveness of our three-day support courses

Sharing the Independent Course Evaluation from University of Worcester Nearly 300 people have now attended practical courses developed...
Jun 14, 2019

Our Ghost

  Laura McCormack-Long wrote a beautiful guest blog for DCC to celebrate Father's day. Laura cares for her father Alan and...
Jun 10, 2019

Silent Carers

Former carer turned award-winning writer Beth Britton shares her tips for reaching out to dementia carers who don’t realise they are...
May 13, 2019

“I can’t cope” – family carers of people with dementia are desperate for more support

The BBC documentary “Ambulance” recently featured the tragic story of an 84-year-old man who killed his wife. This documentary featured...
Apr 3, 2019

Welsh Dementia Care Champion receives the Points of Light Award

  A guest blog by Jayne Goodrick         Jayne Goodrick is one of the UK’s leading...