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New Report on End of Life Care and Post Bereavement Support

tide and DEEP launch a new report sharing the perspectives of people living with dementia and their carers In Autumn 2017, ‘DEEP – The Dementia Engagement & Empowerment Project’ (the UK network of Dementia Voices) and ‘tide – together in dementia everyday’ (the UK network of carers of people with dementia), held a series of […]

My Life with the Dementia Friendly Hospital Taskforce

This is a guest blog by tide member Frank Arrojo on his experience being a member of the Dementia Action Alliance’s Dementia Friendly Hospital Taskforce. As the carer member of the Dementia Action Alliance’s Dementia Friendly Hospital Taskforce I am pleased to announce that a new revised Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter has been published today (Monday […]

My Mad Dad by Robyn Hollingworth (Book Review)

This is a book review by Beau Nieuwenhuijs, Regional Carer Engagement Lead (West of Scotland. A few months ago I came across a BBC article titled “my lovely dad tried to kill me”. Sensationalist as I am I clicked on it straight away and after reading it I knew I wanted to read Robyn’s book about her experience moving […]

“Be Proud of Yourself and Keep Going” – Young Carers Festival

This is a guest blog from Beau Nieuwenhuijs, Regional Carer Engagement Lead (West of Scotland) on her experiences at the Young Carer Festival – ‘Fest on the Road’.   Ever since I discovered that my thematic focus as a Carer Engagement Lead was young carers I’ve been networking with different organisations that have been doing this work for […]

UK Wide Advisory Group

‘tide –together in dementia everyday’ is committed to working in equal partnership with carers of people with dementia who share our values and commitment. We are now looking to recruit carers of people with dementia to join our UK wide tide Advisory Group. As a member of the Advisory Group you will be fundamental in […]

Aim High in Hope – Reflections on the Alzheimer Disease International Conference

This is a guest blog from Amanda McCarren, National Carer Engagement Lead (Scotland) on her experiences at the  33rd Alzheimer Disease International Conference in Chicago. We will be posting more from the trip, and the perspectives of our carer members who attended in the coming weeks.   As I touched down in O’Hare International Airport I landed […]

Invitation to Tender: Evaluation of tide

We are inviting tenders to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of tide (Together in Dementia Every Day), funded by Life Changes Trust and being delivered over a four-year period across Scotland. We wish to commission an evaluation of the tide project in Scotland to assess the extent to which it has achieved its stated outcomes […]

An Experience with the Dementia Standards Pathway

We recently spoke with Ann, a former carer for aunt and tide member based in Greater Manchester, about her experience of caring. When Ann shared her story with us, and particularly the struggles she faced accessing health and social care support, we knew this had the potential to be a catalyst for change. If you […]

The Dementia Care Pathway – Response

Last week the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) published The Dementia Care Pathway, guidance which outlines the dementia care pathway and associated benchmarks to support improvements in the delivery and quality of care and support, for people living with dementia and their families and carers. It builds on the Implementation guide and resource pack for dementia […]

tide’s response to Call for Evidence for APPG on Dementia and Disability

In legal terms, dementia is recognised as a disability and in recent years, this recognition has been an important factor in our tide campaign for positive change. Acknowledging that dementia is a disability helps to identify the misconceptions and barriers that exist in society, which often prevents people living independently for as long as possible […]