1951: Right to roam the countryside enshrined 2021: Rights under threat In 1951, the Peak District was the first area of the UK to be designated as a National Park; it lies primarily in Derbyshire, and therefore officially in the East Midlands. But walking here, you don’t feel in the ‘middle’ but ‘above’. Striding along […]
Author: Jenny Kartupelis
Book a free place at the on-line book launch on 22 October: https://book-launch-relational-care-and-older-people.eventbrite.co.uk Jenny Kartupelis MBE MPhil started her career in public relations, establishing an award-winning consultancy; she subsequently moved into the charitable sector, and has been commissioned to undertake extensive survey and analysis work by public and third sector bodies, resulting in changes of practice and policy. Jenny was educated at the Universities of Kent, Sussex and Cambridge.
For most of the world 2020 was not the most positive of years, and 2021 has been pretty tough so far for so many. However, it did start on a note of promise with the first-ever Covid-19 vaccine being given to a non-trial patient in the UK right at the end of the old year. […]
A reflection on John Donne’s Meditation No 17 No man is an island,Entire of itself,Every man is a piece of the continent,A part of the main.If a clod be washed away by the sea,Europe is the less As Big Ben chimes the new year inThe Ode to Joy’s still ours to sing! We’re part of […]
Now, using the principles of ‘Bad News’, the team has developed ‘Go Viral!’, a game that puts you in the shoes of a purveyor of false information. It only takes about five minutes to play, so before reading further, try it yourself! See? Or as your Game Guide might have said: “Awesome!”
CARE OF OLDER PEOPLE IN THE UK NEEDS URGENT CARE The way we care for older people, and the value society places on them and their carers, has become an ever-more urgent topic. The advent of Covid-19, prompting the discharge of older people to care homes without testing, that in turn led to tens of […]