Talking about sexual issues and dementia

Julia Medew

Photo: Wayne Taylor

As dementia slowly took over Anne Fairhall’s husband’s brain during his 50s and 60s, his personality changed in many unexpected ways.

The normally diplomatic academic and senior executive started losing his temper while driving his car and, on a few occasions, lashed out at Anne in public for no good reason.

Carers of people with a mental illness feel the stigma too, says Cambridge expert

The carers of those with mental ill health often feel that stigma – real or imagined.

David Jordan

By CambridgeNews  |  Posted: April 08, 2015

Unfortunately, despite the promise of a substantial increase in the funding for mental health over the next five years, the funding of mental health services in Cambridgeshire has been one of the lowest in the country for decades.

Event aims to provide support to carers

Spreading awareness for carers in South Norfolk

Norfolk’s carers are being targeted at an event taking place later this month as part of a campaign to spread awareness of the services available.

It will have more than 20 carers groups and organisations, with a range of information, advice and expertise available.