Brilliant day at the Bradbury Centre

I’ve just come home from the most brilliant day at Bradbury Centre for the Milk’s in the Oven fun day. I went on the bus with our lunch club after picking up people in Helmsdale.  Then we picked up more along the way in Brora, Golspie and then we went down to the place in Bonar Bridge near the hospital.  I worked at the dementia friendly communities stand having just arrived, taking my jacket... read more

Agnes on a Train to Oban

Wow! I am finally on the train for my journey to Oban I had to be up early as it takes so long to get ready now I need to be gently to my brain It will only accept information one thing at a time and then more time is needed for it to engage with the information and for it to penetrate my brain So that is what works for me to get up early and give myself time Oh I’ve re packed my bag and rechecked it too... read more

Agnes in Toronto

This is me when I went to represent the SDWG in Toronto the ADI conference 2011 I think I was feeling low at this time as my Dementia was causing me some more challenges Not a lot of people guessed the problems I was having as I was a master at hiding them now I was struggling to chair the SDWG meetings My retention was getting worse and I was having problems with loud noises and busy situations I was... read more

Agnes’s First Blog

Well doesn’t that sound modern and funky but what on earth does it mean Oh well that’s life with Dementia for me half the time I don’t understand fully what is being said to me so I just fake it and talk so I am well known as a talker Well at least I understand what I am saying even if nobody else does I have promised to do this I think it is for Vienna and I thought Ann this can be a practice run so that... read more