Rebecca speaks to the lovely Dominic Cardall about his wife of 33 years Gill.
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
It is with a really heavy heart when I say devastatingly, there is currently no cure or medical treatment for dementia and I often get asked why?
My heart could not go out further for someone who receives a diagnosis of a condition, and then is told that very little can be done to cure it or halt the progression.Read more
Wow I’m a carer?! My immediate thought is that I’m going to use it as my new strapline. Actually on second thoughts I think I’ll go for carer/ superhero – I mean who doesn’t want to be a superhero after all :)
What is a carer?
I had personally never ever considered this title. My perception of a carer was for those people who supported the physical needs of others.Read more