Something you get through, by Willie Nelson

Although the theme this month is specifically about the #BanBPSD campaign I am involved in, I needed a ‘Willie Nelson fix’ today, and wondered if anyone may as well. Dementia is not something you ‘get over’, but with the right support, it is something we can get though. Lyrics When you lose the one you…

Rethinking Dementia: Normal Human Responses #10

I really love this quote, and felt it quite relevant to this blog series about the need to #BanBPSD. Fronteirs in Neurology state: “Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), also known as neuropsychiatric symptoms, represent a heterogeneous group of non-cognitive symptoms and behaviors occurring in subjects with dementia.” Thankfully, at least in my opinion, there…

Rethinking Dementia: 30 Normal Human Responses #6

World Awareness Month 2018 is well underway and #DAI continues to run their daily series of #Hello my name is blogs to raise awareness of dementia and to share our members stories However, this month, I am maintaining focus on my #BanBPSD blog series. Hence, I have put together the following list! Whatever we do, whoever…

Lightening the tone…

This week for my #BanBPSD #WAM2018 blog series, the focus has been on disrupting the current care system in dementia. Some of the p posts have been a bit ‘heavy’, but, there has been much health debate about it on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and also here, which is healthy, and very encouraging. To lighten the…