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Not Alone – a song for my grandmother who has dementia

Harry was inspired to write this song after a difficult visit to his nan who has dementia. When he got back at home he sat at the piano and got all his emotions down into words. He said because of his music the family were finally able to talk about what was a difficult subject.

Calling all artists! Can you draw the brain? Have a go and send it in.

Dan’s story

Dan’s Nan has dementia. Watch him talk about his Nan and the different ways dementia affects their relationship.

Were you mine? – a poem inspired by my great uncle

Strangers. They’re all staring at me. Sat in a gown, being fed by her. The nurse comforts me, despite us being strangers. Why does she hold my hand? Why does she call me dear?   Then a moment of clarity, my wife is sat there smiling at me. But her eyes aren’t young anymore, Her […]

Talented artist, Freya sent in this visual representation of dementia.

We went to a teaparty to tell our stories about dementia and inspire the design of this website. We learnt more about the brain and built our own out of dough. This is my lovely Grandma with hers!

Designed by students at Cambridgeshire Regional College. Which is your favourite?