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  1. Alzheimer's Society

    Feeling depressed and confused about visiting restrictions.

    Hi @mydiamondmum. It looks like you've done everything right to support #OneDementiaVoice by writing to your MP and spreading the word on social media. Thank you so much for taking the time to do that. If you're interested in campaigning with Alzheimer's Society, you can sign up as a...
  2. Alzheimer's Society

    Services???

    Hi everyone, To follow up on this discussion, we completely understand how important the need for support is, and we know how incredibly difficult this time has been for many of you. Alzheimer's Society is working hard to consider the safest way to reinstate face to face services, especially...
  3. Alzheimer's Society

    Services???

    Hi Juba, It's Harriet from the Dementia Talking Point team here. I'm so sorry to about the incredibly difficult and worrying situation that you and many others are in. I'll send you a message directly regarding the above. Best wishes, Harriet
  4. Alzheimer's Society

    What's happened to the expert's Q&As?

    Thanks again for raising this. Given how busy the community has been during the last few months, we haven't had the capacity to run our usual Q&A sessions. However, we'd love to hear your thoughts about which topics you'd like to see for future Q&As. Please let us know and we will do our best...
  5. Alzheimer's Society

    What's happened to the expert's Q&As?

    Thanks for your post. We will update you with more information in the coming week.
  6. Alzheimer's Society

    Coronavirus: Neglect of Social Care

    Thanks everyone. This thread is now closed as it has run its course. Cheers.
  7. Alzheimer's Society

    Testing, testing, testing

    Thanks everyone. This discussion has now run its course, therefore this thread has now been closed. Thank you.
  8. Alzheimer's Society

    Username

    Hi @John Sharp, This is Harriet from the Dementia Talking Point team. I've replied to your email - please either reply directly to that email, or you can contact talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk. I'll close this thread now and hope to hear from you soon :) Thank you, Harriet
  9. Alzheimer's Society

    Recommended thread Welcome back! Changes to Talking Point after our update

    Yes, we are removing any out-of-the-box functionality that does not serve a purpose on DTP. Thanks.
  10. Alzheimer's Society

    Recommended thread Welcome back! Changes to Talking Point after our update

    Thanks everyone. We have been passing on the feedback to our developers who are implementing as many of the changes as are feasible. As we said in our opening post of this thread 'We will be capturing changes and any potential issues over the next couple of weeks.' Implementing the changes is...
  11. Alzheimer's Society

    Social care funding

    Hi everyone, The moderation team have decided to close this discussion as it has run its course. I hope you can understand why this decision has been taken. If you have any questions or concerns, please email talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and one of the team will get back to you as soon as...
  12. Alzheimer's Society

    Social care funding

    Whilst we allow general views about policies on Dementia Talking Point, we don't allow comments about individual politicians and parties as this can often lead to nonconstructive and unpleasant discussions. Please bear this in mind when posting on this thread. You can read more about our rules...
  13. Alzheimer's Society

    Hello I’m new

    Hi @Sue2212 and @Teddy1960, It's Harriet from the Dementia Talking Point team here. I'm sorry to read that you're not getting as much support as you'd like from Alzheimer’s Society. I just wanted to let you know other places, as well as here on the community, where you can find support for...
  14. Alzheimer's Society

    Alzheimers Show - why the £20 entry for carers?

    Thank you to everyone who has posted on this thread. All the above feedback has been passed along to the organisers of the Alzheimer's Show. We will have discounted tickets to the Alzheimer's Show 2020, similar to what was offered this year. You can find information about the 2019 discounted...
  15. Alzheimer's Society

    Should person who has lost capacity vote?

    Hi everyone, We came across this discussion over the weekend and have asked our Knowledge Team to outline the legal position on voting and capacity. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 Section 29 is explicit in that no one, not even someone acting as an attorney, is automatically able to vote for...
  16. Alzheimer's Society

    Anyone else feel ignored

    Hi @Greenman, We’re sorry to hear that you feel the needs of younger people with dementia aren’t acknowledged. We’ve put together a summary of what Alzheimer’s Society currently offers for people affected by young-onset dementia, and some information about the people who work with us to...
  17. Alzheimer's Society

    What to do - relative registering an LPA for my Nan

    Thanks everyone. It looks like this discussion has run its course. Therefore, it has now been closed.
  18. Alzheimer's Society

    "Give older people legal right to stay in their own homes"

    Hi everyone, The moderation team have decided to close this discussion as it has run its course, and also comes under our guidelines on political discussions. I hope you can understand why this decision has been taken. If you have any questions or concerns, please email...
  19. Alzheimer's Society

    Resolving family conflict

    This thread has run its course and so has been closed to further posts. Thank you everyone.
  20. Alzheimer's Society

    Power of attorney abuse?

    This thread has now been closed as it has run its course. Thanks everyone.