It’s important to see Malcolm’s legacy live on
PUBLISHED: 12:53 23 August 2007 | UPDATED: 15:14 12 May 2010
I WOULD like to say to Barbara Pointon that the recent documentary – Malcolm and Barbara: Love s Farewell – was extremely moving. She was brave to let the cameras into her and Malcolm s lives for what was a very important subject. I work with people who h
I WOULD like to say to Barbara Pointon that the recent documentary - Malcolm and Barbara: Love's Farewell - was extremely moving.
She was brave to let the cameras into her and Malcolm's lives for what was a very important subject.
I work with people who have dementia and see at first-hand how hard carers work.
The Government should make more money available for people who care for Alzheimer's sufferer's to make life that little bit more easy.
It is a hard and demanding job to look after a loved one in this way and more needs to be done.
I applaud Barbara and her family for allowing us to see her incredible journey with Malcolm.
I am sure that wherever Malcolm is now he is immensely proud of Barbara and in peace.
Well done Barbara. Let's hope that Malcolm's legacy lives on.
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- At the time of the documentary, Barbara Pointon said: "I don't want the public's memory of Malcolm to be a few weeks of media headlines.
I want it to be a lasting legacy for everyone affected by dementia.
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