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Joanne and Christine’s Story

Christine (Daughter and family carer): My mum (Margaret) died on the 8th June 2017 at the age of 96 years. Following a diagnosis of vascular dementia four years ago, we were concerned about how she would manage in her own home, where she’d lived alone since my dad died over thirty years ago.
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Marion’s Story

Marion (PA): You may have heard of Fettercairn where I live. It is often mentioned on BBC Scotland’s travel reports during the winter as the Banchory to Fettercairn road is regularly blocked by snow – such is the reality of rural living! 
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Kirsty and Susan’s Story

Kirsty (PA): My first contact with Susan was when I heard from a mutual friend that she was looking for someone to do a couple of hours cleaning.
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Julia and Liz’s Story

Liz: My name is Liz and I live with my partner Jeremy on the beautiful island of Lismore, situated between Oban and Fort William, with a population of 190 people. 
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Susan, Jack, Leslie and Eileen’s Story

Susan (PA): "I have been a full time PA for both Jack (dad) and Leslie (son) who has autism, since 2015. Eileen (Jack’s daughter and Leslie’s sister) is my employer and Power of Attorney for both her dad and brother.  The family all live next door to each other in a small township called Heylor consisting of 8 houses in the North Mainland of Shetland.
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