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Carers Week: Looking after Dementia Carers

Tommy Whitelaw tells Jeremy Vine about caring for his mum with dementia and his campaign to improve support for unpaid carers.

Tommy Whitelaw gave up a successful career in the music business to care full-time for his mother with dementia. He speaks to Jeremy Vine about his truly inspirational campaign to improve conditions for the army of unpaid carers of people with dementia

Part of Carers Week on BBC Radio 2. To learn more about being a Carer, or find out about Carers Week, visit the Radio 2 website.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Altered Images

    I Could Be Happy

    • Hits Of The 80's - Various Artists.
    • Columbia.
  • Giorgio Moroder

    Deja Vu (feat. Sia)

    • (CD Single).
    • Sony Music.
    • 001.
  • The Who

    Won't Get Fooled Again

    • The Who Hits 50! (Deluxe Edition).
    • Polydor.
    • 021.
  • Squeeze

    This Summer

    • The No.1 Summer Album (Various).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Robert Palmer

    Some Guys Have All The Luck

    • The Very Best Of Robert Palmer.
    • EMI.
  • The Isley Brothers

    Harvest For The World

    • The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various).
    • Premier.
  • Spandau Ballet


    • The Gold Album (Various Artists).
    • The Hit Label Ltd.
  • HAIM

    If I Could Change Your Mind

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
    • 001.
  • Nell Bryden

    Waves (feat. Tom McRae)

    • (CD Single).
    • 157 Records.
  • ABC

    The Look Of Love

    • And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various.
    • Debutante.
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    AKA... What A Life!

    • (CD Single).
    • Sour Mash Records.
    • 1.


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