Mr Martin Edward Pollard

Charity details

Dementia Uk

 

Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of progressive conditions that affect the brain. There are over 200 subtypes of dementia, but the five most common are: Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia and mixed dementia.

The brain is made up of nerve cells (neurones) that communicate with each other by sending messages. Dementia damages the nerve cells in the brain so messages can’t be sent from and to the brain effectively, which prevents the body from functioning normally.

Regardless of which type of dementia is diagnosed and what part of the brain is affected, each person will experience dementia in their own unique way.

Dementia can affect a person at any age but it is more commonly diagnosed in people over the age of 65 years. A person developing dementia before age 65 is said to have young onset dementia.

There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and this is set to rise to over one million by 2021.

Registered Number 1039404

http://www.dementiauk.org

Nurse Lifeline

OUR STORY

Behind the scenes.

Here at Nurse Lifeline, we’re committed to investing our expertise and resources in order to further achieve our cause. Since our vision was first realised in February 2019, we’ve been striving to build a strong team and create a firm foundation from which we can support vulnerable members within our profession. We know that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, but most importantly through the actions of our initiatives. 

 

Rates of burnout, compassion fatigue and emotional isolation within nursing and midwifery are rapidly increasing, and have only been exacerbated by recent global events. We believe that by standing together and offering peer-led, non-judgemental support services and signposting, nurses, midwives and health care support workers across the UK may develop tools to improve their personal wellbeing and resilience. We hope they feel encouraged to know that they are not alone. We're here to create community through peer support.

Let's get talking about mental and emotional wellbeing. 

Here to listen. Here to encourage. Here together.

 

Charity Number: 1190239

Messages of condolence

Rest in peace. You will be missed, from Chris and all the team at Dart Capital.

Dart Capital

Dear Martin, a very lovely gentleman who always had a smile whenever we saw him. Dee Clark

Mrs Deborah Clark

Bless you Martin, your cheerful manner added lots to our agility lessons, and later on your presence at the Baptist Church services was very welcome.

Mrs Elizabeth Lodge