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...
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 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 20, 2020

Dear Mum…

Andrew Embling is an Associate Practitioner for Dementia Carers Count and cares for his mother who is living with dementia. Andrew...
Mar 16, 2020

Nutrition and Hydration week 2020

For nutrition and hydration week our Head of Service Delivery, Sue Hinds, looks at some of the challenges that eating and drinking...
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 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 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...