It’s almost time for kids to go back-to-school and whilst many parents may be rejoicing, parents of children/teenagers living with a mental illness will probably be feeling anxious, apprehensive and a little worried. For children/teenagers with a mental illness/disorder, it can be a time of anxiety, depression and fear: Will
Dementia Aware: what you need to know about other types of dementia Dementia is a common and growing problem worldwide. Whilst ninety-five per cent of cases are attributable to Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia etc., little is known about the remaining five per cent of dementia cases.
This week Mike speaks with Tracey Maxfield about the bullying epidemic, mental health and her book, Escaping The Rabbit Hole. For more detail, Mike & Tracey’s chat begins with Tracey’s recounting her journey through nursing and what led her to her nervous breakdown, this leads onto Tracey’s book Escaping The Rabbit Hole
Reprinted with kind permission Elder abuse is one of the vilest indicators of ageist discrimination within our current civilization. Whilst the concealed ignominy of elder abuse has grown in visibility, it remains an area that is poorly examined and rarely resolved. Chemical restraint, one of the manifestations of elder abuse