Entries by tideUser

State of Caring 2018

  Only 10% of those caring unpaid for a relative or friend feel confident that the support they receive and rely upon will continue and half of unpaid carers said they expect their quality of life to get worse in the next 12 months. These statistics are just part of the findings given by Carers […]

NICE Guidance on ‘Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers’

This is a response to the NICE Guidelines on ‘Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers’  published in June 2018. In June 2018 NICE, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published guidance on ‘Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers’. This guideline […]

tide Carers Set to Attend ADI Conference

  Three tide carers have been selected to attend the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference in Chicago, USA at the end of July. John Stephen, Ray Fallan and Natasha Hamilton will be joined by tide’s Amanda McCarren at the 33rd International Conference. It is due to Life Changes Trust, who have provided bursaries, that we are able to share this news. […]

Invitation for Carer Representation Dementia United Governance Groups

Health and Social Care Partners have committed to working together over the next five years to make Greater Manchester the best place to live with dementia. Co-ordinated regional support through a partnership delivery model – Dementia United (DU) will ensure that learning between localities is optimised and variation in service provision and access is better […]

Carers Allowance Petition

The Work and Pensions Committee has called on the Government to remove the benefit calculation that sees Carer’s Allowance, £64.60 per week, withdrawn in full as soon as carers earn more than £120 a week. This rule means that working additional hours can leave carers worse off, as many carers rely on the financial support of Carer’s […]

Carers Week 2018

  Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention […]

Response: Carers Action Plan 2018-2020

This is a response to the Carers Action Plan 2018-2020 published by The Department of Health in June 2018. The Department of Health and Social Care have launched a cross-government action plan for carers which outlines plans to support carers in England, over the next 2 years. The Carers Action Plan 2018-2020 expands on the National Carers […]

Is Dementia a Priority?

This is a guest blog from  Jean Tottie, founder and chair of tide, and Life Story Network. So, Dementia Action Week has gone by with a huge amount of social media, conferences and events held to continue to raise the awareness of dementia and its impact on so many people’s lives. Many passionate people, particularly at […]

Dementia Dekh Bhaal – Community Launch

On 16th July 2018 we will be hosting a community launch for Dementia Dekh Bhaal. Dementia Dekh Bhaal, part of tide – together in dementia everyday aims to begin to give south Asian carers of people with dementia a voice, and a platform to talk about their experiences as carers and former carers.   “This project […]