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Thoughts and Opinions

South Asian women and caring for a family member with dementia: some reflections from the Sikh community in Wolverhampton


Karan JutllaThe Alzheimer's Society tells us that two thirds of the people living with dementia in the UK are women and many research papers state that most family carers and those paid to care for people with dementia are also women. Furthermore, research on dementia in South Asian communities in the UK tells us that the majority of family carers are in fact daughters-in-law who tend to remain hidden from services due to their husbands usually being classed at the registered carer (the person known to services). ...  read more ...

Wives talk about their experiences


June, Janice and JoanThis paper considers the unique 'stories' of three wives of men diagnosed with dementia in the Salford area of Greater Manchester based on their experiences and thoughts ...  read more ...

Circles of support


Alison MacadamRecent experience of working on a project with people with dementia, their carers, families and friends has raised some questions and thoughts about how women are affected by dementia – and how this can differ from the experiences of men. ...  read more ...

Three generations of women


Sarah and Poppy ReedSarah:
When I think about Mum I see her in a few different places, but somehow all at the same time. In all of the mental snapshots, she is seated.

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