Sunday Musings – 04 Nov 2018

This week

This week has been a quiet but challenging week.

The fog of Dementia ever present, thoughts come and go, lost in the fog.

It was the Alzheimer’s Europe conference in Barcelona this week.

Contrary to the perceptions of the media and society, many people living with Dementia and their caregivers, from around Europe, attended and made a valuable contribution to the three days.

United Nations Investigation into Poverty and Disability / Rights abuses in the UK.

The coming week sees the beginning of the UN’s investigation by Sir Philip Alston into Poverty and Disability abuses. Probably the first time a G8 country has been investigated for these issues.

UN human rights expert to visit UK to assess poverty

UN poverty expert warns against tsunami of unchecked privatisation

UN Expert on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights to Visit UK

Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

As always the devil will be in the detail of the final report.

Shropshire

Announcement – Exciting new part time vacancy from DEEP UK in Shropshire

Closing Date 12th November 2018

Videos

Peter Berry’s 70th Weekly Video

Stephen Tamblin’s 26th Weekly Video (you will need to turn the sound up for this one)

Blog

George Rook’s blog about Dementia in the media…unsound and unbalanced

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