Joe Costello is Dementia UK’s Consultant Admiral Nurse for Sport and Dementia and has been in post for six months. He explains why this new role is needed for families living with dementia who have a connection to sport.
Sometimes family members have different opinions about how their loved one should be cared for. This may make it hard to reach a joint decision about the best care options for the person with dementia – now or in the future. Making important decisions about the person’s care might involve having difficult conversations with other family members. With the help of dementia specialist Admiral Nurse Vic Lyons, we have put together seven tips to help you have these tricky conversations.
Admiral Nurse Safia reflects on how she supports families from diverse communities and what Black History Month means to her.
Roxanne Viera-Moreno, Lead Admiral Nurse at Barking, Redbridge and Havering University Hospitals NHS Trust, reflects on what Black History Month means to her.