Owning your life: Advocacy for dementia

One of my newer and very dear friends Beth Britton from the UK who writes a blog called D4Dementia and recently wrote  Advocacy and dementia – A vital partnership. She is a campaigner and consultant, writer and blogger, and her dad had vascular dementia for approximately the last 19 years of his life. Her blog…

Advocacy in Action

The final day of our conference has opened doors and galvanised change. To commence the proceedings today, a gentleman called Eric from Townsville, living with a diagnosis of dementia was added to the program at short notice and asked to tell his story. Eric’s story clearly showed us the human cost of this hideous disease.…