In February 2023, I attended the brilliant Engaging with Government Programme run by the Institute for Government and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council; invaluable for reflecting on opportunities for arts and humanities researchers to inform policy making.
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Informal Dementia Care
An analysis produced by the Founder Trustee of the Pam Britton Trust for Dementia in Warwickshire and myself of the informal dementia care situation in England and beyond. Published in Dementia: the international journal of social research and practice, the piece critically reflects on contemporary policy issues related to dementia care and proposes actions for change. Thanks to funding from UK Research and Innovation this paper is available open access.
A conversation on ageing
…together with Sridhar Venkatapuram (Global Health Institute, King’s College London), in a series of cross-college seminars hosted by the Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London.
Working Together. Changing Care.
Follow this link to read my reflections on the Dementia, Narrative and Culture Network workshop Working Together, held in Senate House London, 23rd November 2018; published on The Polyphony site, a space for Conversations across the Medical Humanities hosted by Durham University. The post also refers to an interview I conducted with my local project partner, Tony Britton, who launched the Pam Britton Trust for Dementia in Warwickshire (click here for the full interview, hosted on the Trust’s What’s New page).
Giving a paper at the workshop Working Together: Collaboration beyond the Academy in Research in Dementia and Culture, London, November 23, 2018.
Sharing Tony Britton’s (Pam Britton Trust for Dementia) and my work towards changing dementia care – on how a neuropharmacologist-cum-health-humanist and a caregiver-turned-activist work together to achieve improved caregiver and patient support.
Living before Dying. Imagining and Remembering Home.
I have reviewed Janette Davies’s Living before Dying, a book amongst others about the relationship between the patient’s and caregiver’s quality of life in professional care settings, in this week’s Times Higher Education: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/books/review-living-before-dying-janette-davies-berghahn.
The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing
My book on The Poetics and Politics of Alzheimer’s Disease Life-Writing has been released. Thanks to Wellcome Trust funding the book is open access and you can download it free from the publisher’s website (click here).