Carer Tommy to tour Scotland to put dementia in spotlight

WHEN Tommy Whitelaw looks into the eyes of his mum Joan, he is not convinced she knows who he is.

It’s been nearly four years since 71-year-old Joan was diagnosed with dementia.

As his mum’s full-time carer, Tommy has watched as the loving, hard-working woman he once knew has deteriorated.

carer tommy whitelaw looks after his mother, who suffers from dementia

Now he’s embarking on a week-long tour of Scotland in June to coincide with Dementia Awareness Week.

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