Commissioning for Dementia Care – Getting it Right

Whose Shoes? A catalyst for change in health and social care

First of all, huge thanks to Ken Howard! How good is this?!

This amazing picture was created by Ken Howard, who is living with dementia. We are working together to blast dementia stereotypes out of the water!
This amazing picture was created by Ken Howard, who is living with dementia.
We are working together to blast dementia stereotypes out of the water!

Dementia Skills Network was launched by Skills for Health in November, 2013 as part of the ‘My Health Skills’ initiative. It now has nearly 100 members networking and sharing good practice around dementia care. A good start but with lots of scope to grow and blossom. So we ran a Whose Shoes?®, workshop last week to help it along a bit!

So, how did it all come about?

Dementia Roundtable
Dementia Round Table

As part of the launch of Dementia Skills, I was very honoured to be invited to take part in a ‘Round table’ discussion in London, with a lovely mixed group of people, united by our passion to improve the quality of life of people…

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