Tommy’s Tour heads for Western Isles
NATIONAL dementia campaigner Tommy Whitelaw is launching a tour of the Western Isles to raise awareness of the condition.
Tommy, who lives in Glasgow, was a full-time carer for his late mother Joan who had been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Through supporting his mother, he became a wellknown national campaigner.
Tommy’s Tour will take place on the following days:
Barra: Wednesday May 31, 1.30pm-2.30pm at Cobhair Bharraigh, Castlebay.
Uists: Thursday June 1, Carers Morning Tea, 10.3011.30am at Sacred Heart House, Daliburgh.
Harris: Thursday June 1, Staff and Carers Tea, 7- 8pm, Harris House, Tarbert.
Lewis: Friday June 2, opportunity to visit the Clisham Memory Garden from 1pm-1.30pm at Western Isles Hospital, Stornoway.
Ceilidh on the Ward from 1.30pm-2.30pm in Erisort Ward, Western Isles Hospital, Stornoway.
Saturday June 3, a Memory March, hosted by Alzheimer Scotland, will be held from 2pm at the Bridge Centre, Stornoway.