We are turning East Sutherland into a model of dementia excellence

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Dementia Cafe dates

Based in Inverness, the Black Isle or Easter...

Hear Tommy speak at Carers Masterclass

On Thursday 10th April Tommy Whitelaw, who cared...

Befriending for carers

Befrienders Highland has launched a new...

About Us

In 2002 Andrew and Ann retired to Portgower in East Sutherland, in the heart of the rural Highlands of Scotland.  Andrew was an Engineer in his old life and Ann ran companies, but in 2006 Ann  became a dementia carer when Andrew was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia.  Four lonely years later  she decided no-one should ever have to do this journey alone and beginning as a lone ‘carer’s voice’, she now has a group of like-minded people around her slowly turning East Sutherland from a county of little early dementia support into one that is a model of dementia excellence for both people with dementia and their family carers. This website is a summary of that journey, which means it will grow and change, but it’s also a place where other carers of people with dementia can meet and hopefully find help.   All it needs is to take that first step, write an email and click that button!  It really is as simple as that … I look forward to hearing from you …  Ann                                 

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Blog Entries by Andrew

June 8, 2012 |

The rains have arrived.

Tuesday this week the clouds opened up sending down millions of raindrops over this area. Absolutely amazing to...

June 7, 2012 |

Houses in Colva

A walk, from our house here, of approximately 2.5 kms to the best beach – absolutely fantastic, is full of...

June 3, 2012 |

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

While Ann was working Laxman took me to the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary which took about an hour to get there. The...

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