Radio Merseyside Interview

To promote national Carers Week tide’s Ruth Eley and former carer Hilary Tetlow spoke to BBC Radio Merseyside breakfast show host, Tony Snell about carers week.

Charity bike ride from London to Paris

Thank you to Sue and her husband Eric who are starting a Charity bike ride on 20th June from London to Paris to raise awareness and funds for the work of tide - together in dementia everyday and Mersey Dogs Home. We wish them the very best of luck and please follow the link to their just giving page.

Women are overwhelmingly and disproportionately disadvantaged by caring for a family member with dementia

There are approximately 700,000 unpaid carers of people living with dementia and between 60 and 70% are women. Women provide the bulk (80%) of intensive 24 hour care for people living with dementia. The government often fails to recognise that women are overwhelmingly and disproportionately disadvantaged as many have to reduce their hours or give up work altogether to take on their caring responsibilities...