Boggled Docs

The best portrayal of dementia on screen so far?

February 04, 2022 Dr Nik Kendrew Season 2 Episode 18
Boggled Docs
The best portrayal of dementia on screen so far?
Show Notes Transcript

This week Nik is joined by Dr Karen Harrison Dening, head of research and publications at Dementia UK. She is also a Professor of dementia nursing. Karen has over 40 years experience in nursing, most of those being in dementia care in a variety of settings and contexts. They discuss the film 'The Father' starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman : is this the best screen representation of dementia so far, or not? What can we learn from watching it?
There's also the usual look at the medical news headlines and the week in daytime TV. 


Karen song choice:

Donna Summer- She works hard for the money 

https://open.spotify.com/track/3FlOciKDqFlTMPeC7t92Qy?si=c6gzpAYvStmEy8uflyiVkg&context=spotify%3Aalbum%3A0x3qYJCMrhJPgi7hTqxEl2


Daytime TV

The worry blast off!

https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1485908831184039938?s=21

Gut health: 

https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486272860893204483?s=21

Osteoarthritis:

https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486631442541166593?s=21

https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486632434703777794?s=21

Pneumonia:

https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1487005463040475138?s=21

https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486999647470116877?s=21

This Morning medical news headline:

https://thismorningitv.page.link/LTegQZtQoHiPES3a9

Lung Cancer:

https://thismorningitv.page.link/Sp6wH63T4mo4VnZP7


Dementia UK:

www.dementiauk.org

Contact Dr Karen Harrison Dening:

karen.harrison-dening@dementiauk.org 

 The link to the survey is:
www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/working_with_dementia/ 

If you need advice or support around dementia, please contact Dementia UK's Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline on 0800 888 6678 or helpline@dementiauk.org


Boggled Docs song of the week:

Who Will Sing Me Lullabies by Kate Rusby:
https://open.spotify.com/track/3fKkGpmzhuXGH0vxBXCDVW?si=qkSucTV3R_OQgYTk1HA5nA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3AWho%2520Will%2520Sing%2520Me%2520Lullabies%2520Kate%2520Rusby


DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.  

Karen song choice:

Donna Summer- She works hard for the money 

https://open.spotify.com/track/3FlOciKDqFlTMPeC7t92Qy?si=c6gzpAYvStmEy8uflyiVkg&context=spotify%3Aalbum%3A0x3qYJCMrhJPgi7hTqxEl2


Headlines


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/hrt-medication-hormone-therapy-counter-b2005758.html?r=98923


https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1560589/Bowel-cancer-symptoms-pain-in-stomach-lump-risk


https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-nhs-soups-and-shakes-diet-works-but-for-how-long-plc6336t6


Daytime TV


Alcohol:


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1485548270587990016?s=12


Anxiety:


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1485907678161420288?s=12


The worry blast off!


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1485908831184039938?s=21


Gut health: 


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486272860893204483?s=21



Osteoarthritis:


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486631442541166593?s=21


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486632434703777794?s=21


Pneumonia:


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1487005463040475138?s=21


https://twitter.com/bbcmorninglive/status/1486999647470116877?s=21


This Morning medical news headline:


https://thismorningitv.page.link/LTegQZtQoHiPES3a9


Lung Cancer:


https://thismorningitv.page.link/Sp6wH63T4mo4VnZP7


Dementia UK:


www.dementiauk.org


Contact Dr Karen Harrison Dening:


karen.harrison-dening@dementiauk.org 

 

The link to the survey is: 

www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/working_with_dementia/ 

 

If you need advice or support around dementia, please contact Dementia UK's Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline on 0800 888 6678 or helpline@dementiauk.org


Boggled Docs song of the week:

Who Will Sing Me Lullabies by Kate Rusby:

https://open.spotify.com/track/3fKkGpmzhuXGH0vxBXCDVW?si=qkSucTV3R_OQgYTk1HA5nA&context=spotify%3Asearch%3AWho%2520Will%2520Sing%2520Me%2520Lullabies%2520Kate%2520Rusby




DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast.