“Power is knowledge, knowledge is power!” Viewpoint from Chris Roberts

Dementia Carer Voices

This week we are delighted to be able to share Chris Roberts’ Viewpoint piece. Chris has kindly written for us once before, and we’re so pleased to be able to share an update on the wonderful work he’s doing with Dementia Alliance International. Thank you Chris!

I’m your average 53 year old man who cares about dementia awareness, but it has to be goodChris Roberts quality awareness, it has to be about promoting education about dementia because it is starting to touch us all, everyone is beginning to hear the word ‘dementia’ but not a lot of folk actually understand it and with over 850,000 people living with this illness in the UK we all need to know at least a little about it.

Power is knowledge, knowledge is power !

Firstly you can’t catch dementia, it’s a syndrome, a set of symptoms peculiar to any brain disease or injury, the…

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