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Tide Carers taking the lead in Dementia United – Exciting New Partnership

Since signing an historic devolution deal with the government, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care (GMHSC) Partnership taken charge of the £6bn spent on health and social care across the ten boroughs. A key part of their work is the Dementia United (DU) programme, whose mission is to make Greater Manchester the best place to […]

Tide Welcomes Call to Action on Dementia Training

Having staff with the appropriate knowledge and skills to deliver good dementia care is a priority.  The National Dementia ‘WE’ Statements were developed by people with dementia and their carers, including members of our tide network and one of these emphasises the need for appropriate competent staff to support both people with dementia and carers. […]

We Are Hiring! More job opportunities at tide!

Click here for full Job Descriptions and Application Packs.  Are you looking for? New opportunities to make a positive impact? New challenges? tide – together in dementia every day – is the UK wide involvement network for carers and former carers of people with dementia hosted by Life Story Network CIC and shortly to become […]

The Dementia 2020 Citizens’ Engagement Panel – Survey

This is a guest blog by Jean Tottie, Chair of tide – together in dementia everyday. The Dementia 2020 Citizens’ Engagement Panel was set up to gather views of people with dementia and carers to feed back to the Dementia Programme Board on how much, or indeed whether, the actions in the Dementia Challenge 2020 […]

NFWI Dementia Care in Hospitals – Response

This week The National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) published a report in to Dementia Care in Hospitals from the Carers Perspective. This report presents the findings of the NFWI’s research into dementia care and support for carers in hospital, based on over 200 personal experiences obtained through an online survey and telephone interviews. The […]

Juggling Work and Unpaid Care – Response

This week Carers UK published the Juggling Work and Unpaid Care report. The report finds that caring, unpaid, for older and disabled relatives is “an increasing issue for our time and one that is affecting more families and friends in both the UK and throughout the world.” Current census statistics suggest that around 12% of […]

‘Presenting to Influence’ in Leominster

Our ‘Presenting to Influence’ course, part of our Carers Development Programme, will give you the skills and confidence to tell your story about your caring experience with impact, so that others can learn from it and make positive changes. It is a two day course and you will need to be able to attend both days: […]

Value Recognition Respect

Value Recognition Respect We are not an army We can not fight wars We try and cry to make things right But sometimes we’re just too tired to fight. We strive, not thrive at all the crap We want to just lie down and nap We once were strong but life stepped in We are […]

tide on BBC Radio Merseyside

We were recently interviewed on the Roger Phillips show at BBC Radio Merseyside. Jean Tottie (Chair and Founding Director) and Jacqui Walker (current carer and member of tide – together in dementia everyday) spoke about the benefits of life story work and person centered services, our recent funding to roll out tide across the UK […]