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People not diagnosis…… this is a great reminder!

Dementia Carer Voices

This week’s guest post comes from Natasha Wilson, Assistant Coordinator of The South Yorkshire Dementia Creative Arts Exhibition.  Here is her story.

I’ve always known that working in the social care sector would come with many ups & downs. Every day is different and often you are faced with challenges and circumstances beyond your control. I have also always known, that working with older people is something I am meant to do, for whatever reason. It is my vocation & I love it. Below is just one of many examples I could offer, about working with older people, and those who have Dementia. I’d like to think it could encourage others to at least consider a career working with such wonderful people. It’s a true privilege. There are many stories of awful experiences in care homes, but I’d like to counteract that with a positive.



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