I start this month with a blog by Julia Powell about the sad news that her Mother June passed away last week.

Julia has been an inspiration to many family carers and I have had the pleasure to meet Julia on several occasions.

If you haven’t read Julia’s blog before, do have a read.

Mum dies peacefully

My muddle with numbers and dates continues……but…

Wish this was a dream

Failing to go with the flow

A London trundle to a conference for the British Society for Gerodontology……

The delivery of a person-centred, Food First model of care, for people living with dementia in Highland social care settings

Hello – is anybody out there?

Final trundle of last week was to Luton…….

Who Said That an Ageing Population is a Bad Thing?

Conversation in advanced dementia

Thoughts for Christmas…by Billy the Cat…….

Keeping well this winter: A checklist to help you stay healthy

Are your marbles sparkling?

My first appearance before an Ethics board…….

Resolve to ask people with dementia what THEY want

Dream Conversation

Billy’s dementia appropriate approach to Christmas…..revisited…

“Five Wishes” and #YearoftheNurseandMidwife Gets Nearer“Five Wishes” and #YearoftheNurseandMidwife Gets Nearer