Kavita in hospital

I was taken into the accident and emergency wing of the Salford Royal hospital, on 17th March 2015, with a life-threatening subarachnoid haemorrhage. I was only thirty-eight years old and had always been a healthy person. I was successful, career-oriented, and travelled the world while working too many hours with no time to relax and think. Then, one night, I suddenly became extremely ill, and my whole world fell apart.

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A new neurological patient experience survey is open, to collect vital information about the experiences of treatment and care, social care and welfare received by people affected by neurological conditions in England. The survey aims to collect enough data to positively influence future neurology services.

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dementia workshops at The Brain Charity

Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms that have a negative effect on memory. It is estimated to affect over 850,000 in the UK alone. In the last few years, studies have been carried out which show that, even though dementia affects the parts of the brain that process language, when people with dementia take part in singing they can still recall songs and associated memories – even from their childhood.

Read More: New Dance and Singing Workshops for People with Dementia and Carers