Entries by tideUser

tide Receives Lottery Grant to Roll out Programme Across the UK

​Life Story Network CiC has been awarded a major grant from the Big Lottery Fund to support carers, and former carers, of people living with dementia across the UK, through their pioneering programme ‘tide – together in dementia everyday’. The organisation has been awarded a £1.2million grant from the Big Lottery Fund, which uses money […]

tide Evaluation 2016-2017

This report evaluates the impact of tide’s work funded through the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) from April 2017 to April 2018. The research for this evaluation was conducted by Arc Research and Consultancy. Download the report.

Facilitators of Carers Groups Involvement Workshop

Dementia United is committed to honouring and demonstrating its commitment to ensure that its programme of work is “informed and driven by the lived experience and expertise of people living with dementia and those who care for them”. The new governance arrangements recognises the important role and expertise of carers of people living with dementia and […]

Presenting to Influence in Knowsley!

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. This course will be run in conjunction with Sight and Mind CiC and work with carers based in […]

University Secures Major Lottery Grant for Dementia Meeting Centre Programme

The University of Worcester has been awarded a major grant from the National Lottery to support people and families living with dementia across the UK. The University’s Association for Dementia Studies has been awarded a £587,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK towards its Meeting Centres […]

Dementia Carers Count Training

Dementia Carers Count supports family, friends and partners looking after someone with dementia. Their courses have been attended by husbands, wives, partners, daughters, sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren from 18-80 years from across the UK. All of the courses are delivered by qualified professionals such as occupational therapists, clinical psychologists and speech and language therapists. If you’d like to better […]

Challenge Poverty Week

This is a a blog by David Ward, who works in the tide Scotland team. It’s Challenge Poverty Week, so at tide we have been talking about the ways poverty affects the carers on our network. Dementia can happen to anyone but the experience is worse for those already living in poverty and can push others into […]

Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter Launch – A Carers Perspective

Earlier this month we publicised the launch of the Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter , and shared the experiences of tide member Frank Arrojo, who sat on the taskforce (read more about Frank’s journey here). In this guest blog  Janis Cottee, a tide member, shares her first impressions of the Charter. This month I attended the […]