Watch: CareBright ‘Living well with dementia’ event

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CAREBRIGHT hosted a ‘Living well with dementia’ event on Wednesday, November 7 at the CareBright Community in Bruff, Co Limerick.

The evening included guest speakers Kathy Ryan, Kevin and Helena Quaid, and Nisha Joy of CareBright.

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The speakers addressed topics such as living with dementia, how it can impact those living with dementia, as well as the wider family.

One of the main topics touched on all members of the panel on the evening was addressing the stigma which surrounds dementia in our society.

Kathy Ryan and Kevin Quaid are advocates for people living with dementia, while Kevin’s wife, Helena, gave an insight into what impact it can have in the role of a carer and family member.

On the evening, Nisha Joy, Person in Charge and Carebright’s Dementia Village, told those present at the event, the story of CareBright so far and the affect facilities such as the one in Bruff can have one people and families living with dementia.