Gina Awad

Have you heard of Social Prescribing?

I ask this as recently we had a conversation during a dementia training session about local community resources and I brought the term into conversation.

There were several attendees working in the health and social care sector who had not heard of this important community role leading me to write this brief overview.

At its simplest a Social prescriber (SP) centres around...

Exeter dementia campaigner’s book features in national collection

Dementia campaigner and author Gina Awad has been selected as one of just twenty UK authors to appear in a new, specialist literary collection.

Gina, the leading light behind Exeter Dementia Action Alliance, published her first book called United in 2022 with the popular and much loved cartoonist, the late Tony Husband.

It not only tackled the serious issue of dementia and its...