Case study – Kim’s story

Thank you to Kim Robinson and her family for sharing their experience of caring during the Covid-19 pandemic.  As part of Carers Week, Kim attended an event at the Houses of Parliment and spoke to MPs and Peers about her caring role and Lewy body dementia.  I care for my dad who was diagnosed with […]

Case study – Heather’s story

Thank you to Heather Ritchie for sharing her story as part of the Carers Week report. Read the report and recommendations here. Carers Week charities are calling for an urgent 12-month plan of targeted support for unpaid carers, as many struggle with the ongoing impact, as well as the legacy, of the pandemic, together with […]

Carers Week 2022 – add your voice to the campaign!

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. The campaign is brought […]

More celebrity support for A Scarf for Lewy

Following the fantastic support from Dame Prue Leith, additional celebrity backing for our campaign has come from actress Paula Wilcox and presenter Anne Robinson.   Both have kindly knitted a scarf to help us raise awareness of Lewy body dementia.  The scarves will be joined with hundreds of others and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall […]

Dementia Action Week 2022

This week (16-22 May) is Dementia Action Week, organised by Alzheimer’s Society, and the key message of this year’s campaign is: It’s not called getting old, it’s called getting ill. Every three minutes someone develops dementia, but right now, there are thousands of people who are in the dark about their diagnosis – they may […]

Dotty Days 2022 – Save the date

Our Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week ‘Dotty Days’ will this year take place from 27th June to 3rd July.  If you have an idea for an event to raise awareness or fundraise, then please get in touch.  We can provide you with a fundraising pack and help you make the most of your event.

Dame Prue Leith backs A Scarf for Lewy

Join Dame Prue Leith DBL and knit ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ to wrap around the Royal Albert Hall A Scarf for Lewy, the campaign by The Lewy Body Society to wrap the Royal Albert Hall in a huge scarf to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, has been given a boost with the support of […]