Meet your Dementia Pals Officials

We stuck up with our crew of Dementia Pals Officials to determine a little extra about them…

Aimee Packwood – I quilt the East of England.

My favorite Consultation was once closing yr all through Dementia Consciousness week- I ran an open Consultation in Swindon prime side road which was once broadcast at the giant display screen and out of loudspeakers. It was once terrifying however was once in point of fact fascinating to peer other people’s ears pricking up as they walked past- even though they didn’t keep for the total Consultation they were given some helpful nuggets of data!

Favorite pastime: I’m a large bibliophile (I like studying!)- I’ll learn anything else however I particularly love the Harry Potter books and Jane Austen.

Camilla Alfred – I quilt South West England.

Camilla wasn’t right here on the time of writing to let us know her favorite Consultation however she has been with the crew 3 and a part years and has made an awesome 1073 Pals over 123 Periods- smartly carried out Camilla!


Charlotte Adams – I quilt the North West.

My favorite Consultation was once all through Dementia Consciousness Week closing year- I sought after to take the chance to ship the Data Consultation to a brand new target audience. For the Consultation, I labored with an interpreter for the primary time and delivered the BAME sources. I had a blended crew with some attendees talking English as a primary language whilst others required an interpreter to translate the tips into Polish. It was once an excellent chance to boost consciousness and other people joined in all through the Consultation. I made certain I gave time for the interpreter to cross at the knowledge and comments the responses to stay the Consultation interactive. On the finish, the crowd were given an image conserving the I’m a Dementia Buddy placards which I shared on social media to boost consciousness additional. It was once incredible to ship a Consultation to a brand new target audience.

Favorite meals: Roast dinner with plenty of gravy!

Chella Borde – I quilt Wales 

My favorite Consultation was once for the Royal Faculty of Nursing on a dementia coaching day as I used to be anxious other people could be bored and understand it all already, however the comments was once wonderful and had attendees commenting that it had made them see dementia another way.

Favorite movie: I’m a shameless Disney fan – Aladdin, Little Mermaid, however Good looks and the Beast is the most productive.

Christine Sherringham – I quilt the South East area.

My favorite Consultation was once at   Al-Sadiq boys college and Al-zahra ladies. I ran two Periods in in the future, for 18  yr 7’s. The crowd have been very enthusiastic, nevertheless it took some time for me to get used to palms going up first reasonably than simply calling their solutions out.

About me: I revel in wild swimming!

Emily Fisher – I quilt the South Central Area.

My favorite Consultation was once in my Grandma’s church- she was once a member for over 50 years! 

Favorite pastime: My favorite pastime is rock mountain climbing.


Hannah Piekarski – I quilt London.

My favorite Consultation was once to Chelsea Soccer Membership. I delivered a Consultation for one of the most stewarding and stadium control crew. It was once very talked-about and everybody sought after to be told extra about dementia to toughen their supporters and workforce affected. It was once inspiring to peer the dedication from the sports activities and recreational sector of the neighborhood to toughen the lives of other people suffering from dementia. Lots of them opted for movements akin to ‘be offering toughen to consumers possibly by way of appearing them to their seat if they’re suffering’ and ‘take my time to be supportive and well mannered to supporters if they want a little bit further lend a hand’. 

About me: in my spare time I play for Alzheimer’s Society netball crew!

Ian Hind – I quilt the East Midlands area.

My favorite Consultation: – I held an open consultation all through Dementia Consciousness Week for different organisations in our construction, and were given a in point of fact excellent prove and no longer handiest did I make some Dementia Pals within the construction but in addition came upon a little extra about our neighbours!

About me: I’ve carried out a couple of issues to boost cash for charities up to now – my yukkiest revel in was once sitting in a tub of baked beans and ice-cubes in the course of a packed pub!

Joe Kirwin – I quilt the North East and Cumbria.

My favorite Consultation was once with the The Weardale Labour Celebration – A in point of fact engaged crew with a number of questions and feedback, in addition they had an excessively fascinating dialog about how Governments & Councils of any color wish to take Dementia and social care a lot more critically.

About me: When I used to be 13 I began coaching to transform a Skilled Wrestler. My plan to be the following Massive Haystacks or Hulk Hogan didn’t in point of fact figure out!

Keeley Waldron – I quilt the West Midlands.

My favorite Consultation was once to a bunch of 25 beavers elderly 6-8. It was once a prime power Consultation that unquestionably saved me on my ft! The youngsters’s sources labored in point of fact smartly although, they saved the crowd engaged and their movements have been in point of fact inspirational. One of the vital boys stated he learnt that it didn’t subject that his grandad couldn’t at all times consider his title so long as they’d satisfied occasions in combination. 

Favorite meals: Needs to be Chinese language however I will’t title one unmarried merchandise of meals that I dislike!

Tess Dawson – I quilt Pennines Lancashire.

My favorite Consultation  was once the only I brought to 45 16-18 yr olds. I used to be anxious to start out however with a large number of enthusiasm, engagement and aided by way of chocolate ‘prizes’ the Consultation went in point of fact smartly and ended with lots of them being concerned about the place they are able to to find out additional info from the website online for his or her Well being and Social Care direction.

Favorite track:  My favorite band is The Beatles-my mum is from Liverpool so I used to be introduced up with The Beatles songs as a backdrop to my early life.

Trudi Jackson – I quilt Yorkshire and Humber.

My favorite Consultation was once the only I ran for my circle of relatives. They liked the bookcase analogy and the dialogue across the black mat in entrance of a store door. They commented that the simplicity and on a regular basis examples made it transparent and relatable.

About me: I was a fashion in photograph tales in magazines.

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