Alzheimer Scotland launches Let’s Talk about Dementia campaign

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STARTING in February 2015, Alzheimer Scotland – Action on Dementia is launching a Let’s Talk about Dementia campaign. The campaign aims to open up more discussion on the subject of dementia and to raise awareness of the importance of early …

Local to you

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The Lewy Body Society does not run any local support groups, but if you would like to be involved in supporting people with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) or Parkinson’s dementia (PDD) in your area, please get in touch. For …

Petition for more Admiral Nurses

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The Lewy Body is asking all its friends to sign this petition to campaign for more Admiral Nurses. “Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses. Admiral Nurses work with family carers and people with dementia, in the community and other settings. …

The 9th UK Dementia Congress 2014

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We are please to announce that The Lewy Body Society will again this year have a stand at the UK Dementia Congress on the 10, 11 & 12 November 2014, Hilton Brighton Metropole. The largest annual dementia-focused event in the …

LBS Campaign – Letter to your MP

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YOU CAN HELP RAISE AWARENESS OF LEWY BODY DEMENTIA FOR THE PRICE OF A STAMP By writing to your MP and telling her or him about the disease and how it is difference from Alzheimer’s and why it is important …

Dementia: “It isn’t always memory and it isn’t just memory”

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We continue to highlight that Lewy body dementia is the second most common progressive dementia, affecting over 130,000 people in the UK (one in six people with dementia). We work to correct the widespread public misconception that ‘dementia = Alzheimer’s …

7 May – All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

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We attended the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s meeting on Wednesday 7 May to hear The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health describe plans to move work on dementia forward after the end of the …

Information for dementia carers – can you help?

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have asked the Lewy Body Society for input from ‘experts by experience’ to ensure new information on the web to support the Dementia Quality Standard is relevant and helpful to dementia …