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This forum is a place for new members to introduce themselves, and to ask questions about how Talking Point works. It contains Help videos and other technical tips.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recommended thread Welcome New Members - Introduce yourself here

    If you are a new member, welcome to Talking Point (also known as TP). :) This is your place to say Hello to other members, and tell us a little bit about yourself - for example, about your connection to dementia and your reasons for joining. ** If you'd like to start your own discussion...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 22-07-2013 08:09 AM
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  2. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: Upcoming chat room sessions

    Many thanks to those of you who joined in or visited our new chat room this week: it was great to see people taking an interest. :) The schedule of live chat sessions for the next few weeks is below, and we’ll post reminders ahead of each one. The dementia-themed sessions will provide an...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 24-01-2014 04:10 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Guide to using Talking Point

    Hi everyone, We've produced a quick guide explaining how to use Talking Point, with tips on: Logging in to Talking Point Starting a discussion Posting a response Checking messages Searching for discussions on a specific topic

    Started by SerenaS‎, 27-06-2014 02:46 PM
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  4. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: A new face on the Talking Point team!

    Hi everyone, I'm delighted to let you all know that we have a new face on the Talking Point staff team! HarrietD has joined us, as our new Online Community Assistant. Harriet will be working alongside Serena and I, and our two fantastic teams of volunteers, to make sure that Talking Point...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 23-05-2014 02:29 PM
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  5. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: Would you like to help facilitate sessions in the Talking Point chat room?

    Hi everyone, Many of you will hopefully be aware of the TP chat room by now. Over recent weeks, we've run sessions on a number of topics, including: - peer support sessions for people with dementia - carers' self-care - coping with sleep problems - a Q&A sessions with two of our Helpline...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 21-03-2014 03:51 PM
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  6. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Talking Point survey 2013 - the results are in!

    The latest Talking Point user survey results are in, and they can be viewed here. 693 people completed the survey, which is a brilliant response. Many thanks to all who took the time to share your views. :) For those who don't want to read the whole document, a few key findings are: 90%...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 28-01-2014 11:19 AM
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  7. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: New to Talking Point? Welcome, Safety, Abbreviations

    If you’ve just joined Talking Point – welcome. :) If you're trying to find your feet, here are some tips: Why not read our post about finding your way around Talking Point. Whether you’ve found Talking Point recently or you’ve been with us for a while, you will probably find the following...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 31-08-2010 11:39 AM
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  8. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Making it easier to add images and files to posts on Talking Point

    Several of you have reported that you have found it quite complicated to attach a picture (or other file) to a post on Talking Point. Im happy to say that weve done some work on this function, to make it more straightforward to use. From now on, the process for attaching a file to a post on...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 01-11-2012 03:18 PM
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  9. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: Talking Point Help Videos

    We have recently made four short films, which explain how to register on Talking Point, and give an overview of the forum's main features. The films are: How to register on Talking Point Key features of Talking Point How to post a message on Talking Point

    Started by KatherineW‎, 04-04-2012 06:18 PM
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  10. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: A quick note re. spammers please read!

    All busy online forums have to deal with spammers from time to time (people who send unsolicited messages with the aim of promoting their goods or services with forum users). For the vast majority of the time, our moderating team ban spammers before they get to do anything on Talking Point...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 17-06-2011 06:08 PM
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  1. Moved: memory clinic

    Started by yorkie46‎, 23-02-2014 09:47 PM
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  2. Moved: memory clinic

    Hello again everyone, at last some good news! We had a phone call from the consultant in response to my notes and letter. She said she respected my concerns about my husband and suggested she sees us again in 6-9 months. She asked me to continue making notes and send them to her in advance of the...

    Started by yorkie46‎, 21-07-2014 03:39 PM
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  3. Moved: Emotions

    Started by jsymoonbeam2‎, 27-02-2014 04:56 PM
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  4. walking group in North London

    Hi, My name is Cathy, I am in the early phase of dementia. I enjoy walking and I am physically fit. I am a retired journalist, now living a more quiet life and hoping to meet new friends. I would very much like meet people who are also interested in walking and perhaps other activities. I live...

    Started by cathyrs‎, 25-02-2014 11:26 PM
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  5. Newbie :)

    I've just joined as I have so many questions. My mother has Alzheimer's and my father currently is also not well. Dad is seriously stressed over having his money taken away to pay for Mums care instead of leaving it to us, that he is making himself ill. The whole thing is so stressful and looks...

    Started by Loxy‎, 23-02-2014 06:42 PM
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  6. Neighbour being a nuiscance

    :( Our lad who lives 200 yds away has an elderly neighbour lives with his wife . The gentleman in his 70's has developed mental issues over the past 2 yrs. Our lad and his partner have had to put up with continuous knocking on their door any time of night, he has no recollection of these...

    Started by delboyo2005‎, 21-02-2014 10:14 PM
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  7. Angry memory cinic

    Thanks for all your advice. I have written down my concerns and my recent diary. Just to be sure I also asked my daughter to read it. We both feel it sounds really bad when you write it all down. I don't know now how I'm going to feel on the day and whether I will be able to go through with it. I...

    Started by yorkie46‎, 15-02-2014 09:27 PM
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  8. Moved: My mum has dementia and I need help

    Started by her90‎, 18-02-2014 03:39 PM
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  9. Moved: i have dementia

    Started by colcol‎, 29-12-2013 10:28 PM
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  10. Moved: Care home worries

    Started by Liz2862‎, 17-02-2014 08:26 PM
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  11. Anyone Spanish please?

    Please does anyone know how I can arrange for a Spanish carer? thank you

    Started by Arancha‎, 18-02-2014 02:25 PM
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  12. Moved: help - accused of stealing

    Started by shelleyb‎, 16-02-2014 04:12 PM
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  13. Moved: Birthday Girl

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  14. Moved: memory cinic

    Started by yorkie46‎, 13-02-2014 09:47 PM
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  15. Moved: I'm new here.

    Started by Laura Holly‎, 13-02-2014 08:30 PM
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  16. Moved: Looking after dad with Alzheimer's

    Started by phebe‎, 05-02-2014 02:35 PM
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  17. Moved: dont know what to do

    Started by fruitloop‎, 13-02-2014 10:00 PM
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  18. Another newbie here

    Found this site by accident really and not quite sure what to say but hopefully will get some help and advice as most of the time it's a lonely world.... My dad was diagnosed 4years ago now with vascular dementia but my mum has looked after his every whim and has the patience of a saint but he is...

    Started by Londonlife‎, 13-02-2014 09:29 PM
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  19. its only me

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    Started by chucky‎, 12-02-2014 05:15 PM
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  20. How often should Dad visit Mum?

    My mum (83) has just had to be admitted suddenly to a very nice care home as she had a fall that has really affected her mobility. She has Lewy Body dementia with Parkinson's, has hallucinations and is very confused most of the time. My 81 year old Dad had got to the end of his tether and could not...

    Started by FiGi‎, 11-02-2014 06:06 PM
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  21. Friends on TP

    I have received a friend request and I am happy about that. But I don't know what advantage, or disadvantage this might be to me or the requester. I can find very little about being TP friends with anybody. I think I may have agreed to the friend request, but I am not sure. I am happy to be...

    Started by Grandma P‎, 09-02-2014 07:57 PM
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  22. Moved: New Here

    Started by arbednelra‎, 09-02-2014 05:20 PM
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  23. Moved: How long can the care home be closed to visitors

    Started by Deputypink‎, 08-02-2014 01:19 PM
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  24. Looking for support meetings

    My wife was having memory problems 18 months ago and after a visit to our GP was reffered to the memory clinic. She has been back several times and has been currently diagnosed with Cognative impairment bordering on mild dementia. It was suggested I contact the Alzheimers society to join in...

    Started by MAGROY‎, 07-02-2014 05:12 PM
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