We have created and collated a range of resources that can help you, or your loved ones, to understand Lewy body dementia better.
All printed copies of Lewy Body Society materials are available free of charge to individuals. The Guide to Lewy body dementia is available at £2 per copy for professionals and institutions. This covers printing and postage costs and allows us to continue providing it free to families affected by Lewy body dementia.
The Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care staff to more effectively support people with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers.
A public information initiative of global not-for-profit organisations dedicated to advancing brain research.
As parkinsonism is a core feature of Lewy body dementia, many are misdiagnosed as having Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s UK offers support for patients and carers, including excellent advice on coping with daily activities and information on Lewy body dementia
020 7423 3500
Helpline: 0300 222 11 22
0131 243 1453
24 hour Helpline: 0808 808 3000
Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. It campaigns for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provides an extensive range of support services.
020 7981 0880
Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) works locally, by empowering Alzheimer associations in each country to promote and offer care and support for people with dementia and their carers, while working globally to focus attention on dementia.
0845 257 9406 or email email@example.com
Dementia UK is a national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia. It provides Admiral Nurses, specialist dementia nurses who provide practical and emotional support to family carers of people with dementia, and Admiral Nursing DIRECT, a telephone and email helpline run by experienced Admiral Nurses.
0300 111 5555
The UK’s leading research charity for dementia, dedicated to funding scientific studies to find ways to treat, cure or prevent all dementias. They provide a booklet on dementia with Lewy bodies.
Our associate organisation in the USA is dedicated to raising awareness of Lewy body dementia, supporting people with Lewy body dementia, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances.
People with dementia and their carers have a range of needs in communication, safe eating and drinking which should be met by individuals with the appropriate clinical expertise or those who have been trained by people with that expertise.
Based in Luxembourg, this is a federation of national Alzheimer’s societies which aims to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias through cooperative effort. The website also offers useful tips for carers.
UK Care Guide has produced an infographic with tips on how to live well with dementia. It covers lots of areas, such as coping at home, legal and financial matters, and finding care and support. You can view the infographic and read the website here.
Blog written by Ken Clasper about living with dementia with Lewy bodies.
Blog written by Ming Ho about the impact of dementia on those who live with it.
Blog written by Kate Swaffer, an Australian who has dementia.
Blog written by Beth Britton, dementia campaigner, care consultant and freelance writer.
Blog written by Tommy Whitelaw, based in Glasgow, who cared for his mother who had vascular dementia. He collects the stories of dementia carers to raise awareness among health and social care professionals.