Legal advice for dementia carers


‘Dementia: making decisions’ is a very helpful booklet by Alzheimer Scotland. It is full of information for anyone thinking through issues around powers of attorney, guardianship or deputyship in England, Scotland or Wales.

Elite Police unit raise money for The Lewy Body Society


SOI8 are an elite Police Special Operations force who guard our airports. As the Olympic Games draw near, foreign police and security teams from all around the world, will soon arriving in the UK through Heathrow Airport and SO18 have …

Dementia Awareness Week 20-26 May: News Update


This article highlights our activities and includes links and videos. Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. We attended the launch of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia and contacted David Cameron after the event to urge him to take account of …

All Star Family Fortunes – Saturday 25th February 2012


A massive thank you and congratulations to Miss June Brown MBE and her family (Louise, Sophie, Bill and Hannah) on winning FAMILY FORTUNES top prize of £30,000. We are delighted and grateful that June and her family have nominated The …

Dementia Awareness Day 2012

Our media statement for Dementia Awareness Day read: Dementia means much more than memory-loss, declares national charity To mark Dementia Awareness Day, Saturday 15 September, The Lewy Body Society is highlighting the needs of the estimated 200,000 people in the …

June Brown plays Family Fortunes Saturday Feb 25 on ITV1


On Saturday 25th February at 6.00pm on ITV1, our patron June Brown and Family (Louise, Sophie, Bill and Hannah) are playing ALL STAR FAMILY FORTUNES for a prize of £30,000. The quiz show donates the prize money to the winning …

Over Streams and Squirrel Woods by Alys Williams


Jenny Thomas wanted to write about a person who has a disease which slowly destroys the ability to communicate or recognise anyone, causes the loss of bodily functions, forces dependency and dehumanises the sufferer – as Lewy body dementia did …