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We support World Mental Health Day

There but for the grace of God… A correspondent writes to us on Facebook from the other side of the world. He is unhappy that we include Wernicke’s encephalopathy within the umbrella of Alcohol Related Brain Damage. At the beginning of our sessions we always emphasise that we are not medics and that what we […]

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Sep
25

Scarce resources

  Our Bed Bureau Service is available to anyone who is in need for help where specialist placement is required.  

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Training session at Royal Cornwall Hospital

A random act of kindness Such is the nature of the human condition that often a day can be made by a random act of kindness or ruined by a thoughtless word. Supporting those with alcohol related brain damage we operate in a world where we almost expect rejection, indifference and dismissal because that is […]

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Training session with CQC Inspectors

One small step for man, four steps to independence… Our ‘Spread the Word’ campaign has now reached the ears of the Care Quality Commission. This week we’ve started a series of training sessions with CQC inspectors. Our concern is that people with ARBD placed in dementia care homes are not receiving the opportunity to return […]

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Jun
11

Pathways…Education…Support…Training…

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May
31

Kennedy 2

The internet may have the power to reach billions, but the message still needs to move people….

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Harry 2

Promoting a cause connected with alcohol is difficult because whilst we celebrate success and failure with alcohol we have no time for those it harms.

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KORSAKOFF’S IS NOT A DEMENTIA

Milan Mores and I set up ARBD Awareness just over a year ago because of our experience of the reaction from people to the illness Wernicke’s Korsakoff’s syndrome. On a daily basis we were dealing with people in the medical and social care professions as well as families and friends of those affected. The reaction […]

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So you think you’ve got problems Mr Putin

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Lights, camera…..ACTION

An email pops up in our inbox from Sam Kench. He’s making a film about ARBD. Would we be interviewed for his documentary? Milan and I discuss this. Is this something we really want to do? Are these guys serious? Students, particularly those at university, are right at the top of those we wish to […]

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