The Care Combine


Back in 2012, the UK government promised us that by 2020 this would be the best country in the world for people with dementia and their carers to live. Here’s the news from the front-line. It isn’t.

So this is how we’re going to fix it – me and people like you together – with a total re-boot of dementia care.


Our Story


Since Lena’s Alzheimers diagnosis in 2013, our life has been a roller-coaster of emotions. Laughter. Tears. Patience. Rage.

There’s been a lot of learning too … about myself as much as Lena.

Running for my life


Now I’m a full-time carer, running’s been my lifeline, giving me the chance to get out and gather my thoughts each day. Me-time.

I started running just after Lena’s diagnosis, 30 kilos overweight and not even able to make it to the end of the street. Now I’m running marathons for England (well, the England over-65 team, at least).



It took 30 years, but I finally published my first novel – and then followed up with a sci-fi satire and another short story that somehow muddled up Jesus and Bin Laden. Hope you’ll enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them … but be warned – they’re not for the faint-hearted.

Here’s the latest …


Dr Zbys Fedorowicz joins The Care Combine team as Head of Research



Red Nose Dad

Red Nose Dad

When you’re a caregiver for a close family member, it’s not so different from being a mum or dad. We do the job that’s facing us and muddle along.

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The Hungry Bin

A breakfast-time story showing how applying simple improv techniques can reduce those stressful dementia moments.

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