Dementia and the Toilet

The term for being able to control the bladder and bowel is known as continence. Going to the toilet involves a series of complex stages that require memory, dexterity and mobility. A person living with dementia may have difficulties with staying continent for many...

What and who inspired me to write Finding the Light in Dementia

Connections My background begins with connection. I trained as a nurse in the 1980s and spent much of that time caring with people who struggled to communicate due to stroke, dementia or other brain related conditions. For some reason, I was really drawn to these...