We are dedicated to family members and friends who are caring for someone with dementia. Through our podcast, we'll be sharing the stories and voices of family dementia carers.
Suzy Webster spoke to us about her experience of caring for her mother, who has a diagnosis of hydrocephalus and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Suzy won the award for An Exceptional Contribution by a Family Carer at last year’s Dementia Care Awards. An award which was advocated and sponsored by Dementia Carers Count. We are incredibly grateful that she shared her story with us.
Shobna Gulati and Nimisha (Every Small Step 2020)
Shobna Gulati is an award-winning actor, dancer, choreographer and presenter, Shobna recently published 'Remember me? Discovering My Mother as She Lost Her Memory'; a memoir on losing her mother to dementia.
In her podcast, episode Shobna speaks to Nimisha, who cares for her grandmother, about the highs and lows of their caring experiences and shares an insight into some of the amazing work that family carers do every day.
Claire Goodchild and Juliet Long (Every Small Step 2020)
In this podcast, Claire, the Chief Executive of Dementia Carers Count, speaks to former carer Juliet Long about Juliet’s experience of caring for her mother. They discuss the duty that plays into caring roles and the ongoing support Juliet receives from the people she met on DCC’s course.
Jill Davidson and Tony Burch (Every Small Step 2020)
In this podcast, Tony and Jill speak openly about working for and dealing with the NHS. Tony is a retired GP and Jill cares for her husband, Paul, who has behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. They talk about the gap between what’s available to family carers and what they need, and how DCC is putting family carers back on the map.
Jayne Goodrick and Chris Roberts (Every Small Step 2020)
In their podcast, married couple Jayne and Chris speak about how they met and the impact Chris’ diagnosis has had on their relationship. This is a touching, funny and wonderful account of a relationship over time.
Manjit Nijjar and Peter Watson (Every Small Step 2020)
In this touching podcast, Manjit and Peter talk about the life-changing impact becoming a carer had on them and how this experience led them both to join the DCC Carers Advisory Panel to shape the future direction of Dementia Carers Count.