In the shoes of … | Ken Howard, living with younger onset dementia

Good for you Ken!

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

I always feel very privileged when people tell their stories through my ‘in my shoes’ series. But never more so than today.

Today is NHS Change Day and today’s blog is a ‘special edition’ as part of our global #NHSChangeDay campaign to enable people living with dementia to speak out about what is important to them.

Today’s blogpost by Ken Howard has taken an enormous amount of effort on Ken’s part.

Ken is living with younger onset dementia. In the past, Ken was an avid reader but one of the things he really struggles with now is reading and writing.

I have come to know Ken well, over the past year or so. Ken is very articulate and has taught me so much about his life with dementia – how it affects him personally.

Ken enjoys getting involved in my Whose Shoes? workshops and people learn so much from…

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