Dementia Friends

Becoming a dementia-friendly business


Penny Ellis, Telehealthcare Development Consultant at Tunstall, writes about why and how we are becoming a dementia-friendly business.

Here at Tunstall we have worked with Alzheimer’s Society, having supported them to write the Dementia-friendly technology charter, which was produced as part of the Dementia-friendly communities strand of the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. The Dementia-friendly technology charter is about enabling every person with dementia to have the opportunity to benefit from technology appropriate to their needs.

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Pictures that say a thousand words about dementia

The old adage that a picture can say a thousand words has never been truer than when it comes to a book called ‘Take Care Son’ recently published by cartoonist Tony Husband.

It’s a story about Tony’s father, Ron, and his diagnosis with dementia which charts his life before the condition and up to his death. A series of pictures from the book was released by the Mail Online and I think […]

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 […]