Dementia, Dementia awareness, Dementia care
8 January, 2019

It is not uncommon for many of us to worry when we forget where we put our keys, where we misplaced our glasses or where we left one of our shoes, leading to us hopping around for the rest of the day.

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Aspergers, Autism spectrum, Care, Caregivers
11 September, 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.

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Care, Caregivers, Carers, Happiness, Mental health, Suicide prevention
11 August, 2018

The amazing Samaritans offer an invaluable listening service which helps sooooo many people. To show them and the world how fantastic they are, I am running a half-marathon in aid of them on 14th October 2018 :-)

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Aspergers, Autism spectrum, Care, Caregivers, Happiness, Mental health
23 July, 2018

Have you ever been asked what your favourite superpower would be? I have. I have actually been asked this a lot…maybe it’s because many people know that my ultimate dream is to become some-sort of pink-cloak wearing superhero :)

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Care, Caregivers, Carers, Dementia, Dementia awareness, Dementia care, Happiness
11 June, 2018

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.

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LATEST PODCASTS
  • An interview with Dominic Cardall
    12 May, 2020

    Rebecca speaks to the lovely Dominic Cardall about his wife of 33 years Gill.

  • An interview with Charlotte Carp
    5 May, 2020

    Rebecca speaks to good friend Charlotte Carp whose mum lives with a rare form of dementia: Posterior Corticol Atrophy (PCA).

  • An interview with Kirsty Inman
    28 April, 2020

    This week Rebecca is joined by Kirsty Inman for an open and honest talk about how Kirsty managed her dad's diagnosis of both Alzheimer's disease and Frontotemporal dementia from the age of 56.

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