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Dementia Friends

Tunstall’s Ali Rogan writes about being a Dementia Friends Champion.

It’s been four months since I started running Dementia Friends sessions. 93 Dementia Friends later – and 169 in total for Tunstall towards a target of 400 – I can honestly say it’s been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

Recently, I ran a couple of sessions of 10 people each. Just after the bookcase analogy (see the film above), which by the way everyone loves and pennies […]

Crawley Forward Thinking Group

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Tunstall’s Ali Rogan talks about meeting the Crawley Forward Thinking Group (an inclusive forum for people living with dementia) as part of working with the Alzheimer’s Society and the Dementia-friendly Technology task and finish group.

Following my trip to Worthing, I recently spent another very […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Features|1 Comment

Worthing Town Cryers – a voice on dementia

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Tunstall’s Ali Rogan writes about her work with the Dementia-Friendly Technology task and finish group, which is soon to publish a Dementia-Friendly Technology Charter to help make technology a better enabler for people with dementia.

An invisible disease made manageable because of my wonderful wife 

This week I spent a fascinating couple of hours with five gentlemen who live with dementia. Their group, which is coordinated by a fantastic support officer […]

Rising to the dementia challenge

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Alison Rogan, External Affairs Director, Tunstall Healthcare, discusses why we need to make technology a better enabler for people with dementia.

Today the UK hosted the first G8 dementia summit with health ministers from eight countries coming together to lead international action to shape an international solution to the challenges of dementia. A new case of dementia is diagnosed every four seconds across the world, and in less than […]

By |December 11th, 2013|Features|0 Comments