Rebecca speaks to the lovely Dominic Cardall about his wife of 33 years Gill.
Filter: Year 2018
What comes to mind when I use the word ‘tantrum’? Is it of a child stomping their feet because they want ice cream for breakfast and are being told to eat their porridge instead…or is it of a toddler in a supermarket who really wants that amazing, fun, best-thing-ever toy, which of course their life will not be the same without and is being told they cannot have it...OR is it of an adult who stands in a busy shopping centre desperately screeching and hitting their head because the shop they have visited does not sell the brand of washing powder that they use.Read more
During 2018's Dementia Action Week, I created five short videos on tips for people living with dementia and those who support them. The videos cover the difference between Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, resources and support services and making your home dementia-friendly.Read more
I was about 20 when I felt the full-force of supporting my mum. It wasn’t unexpected ... in my late teens she used to call me a lot ... some friends would comment “Is it your mum AGAIN?!” and yes it was.
She needed me. She needed to hear my voice, she needed my reassurance, my support and me to listen to her hourly struggles in order to decipher a world she has never truly felt part of.Read more