The Talking Mortality Podcast

Mairi's Story

March 09, 2020 Dr Calvin J. Lightbody Season 1 Episode 9
The Talking Mortality Podcast
Mairi's Story
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The Talking Mortality Podcast
Mairi's Story
Mar 09, 2020 Season 1 Episode 9
Dr Calvin J. Lightbody

A bereaved daughter gives an open, honest and sincere account of her mother's journey with dementia, from diagnosis through to her eventual death at home.
We discuss the impact of the illness on her Mum and a hospital admission near the end of life that was fraught with many challenges.
There are many things to learn from Mairi's Story; for individuals diagnosed with a chronic incurable illness, their families and the wider healthcare profession too.

Show Notes

A bereaved daughter gives an open, honest and sincere account of her mother's journey with dementia, from diagnosis through to her eventual death at home.
We discuss the impact of the illness on her Mum and a hospital admission near the end of life that was fraught with many challenges.
There are many things to learn from Mairi's Story; for individuals diagnosed with a chronic incurable illness, their families and the wider healthcare profession too.