Grant Round 2022

We are the only charity dedicated solely to Lewy body dementia in the UK. Through our application and review process we aim to fund the highest quality research so that we can make a real difference to the lives of …

Thank you for your support in 2021

We would like to wish all of our followers and supporters a very Happy Christmas and our best wishes for a restful and healthy festive season. 2021 marked our 15th year as a registered charity and it has been a …

International Lewy Body Dementia Conference 2022

The International Lewy Body Dementia Conference will take place in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK from 15-17 June 2022. This prestigious event brings together scientists from a wide range of disciplines, and previous meetings have been central to the development of LBD diagnosis …

November events now open for registration

We have two online events taking place in November, with some fascinating speakers.  They will both be taking place on Zoom and you can register now via Eventbrite. Mild Cognitive Impairment Monday 1st November, 11am During the last year, Dementia …

Lewy Body Academy to transform knowledge of Lewy body dementia

We are delighted to be a partner in the newly formed Lewy Body Academy. The Academy builds upon the successful model of the Neurology Academy, and seeks to support professionals with knowledge and expertise about Lewy body dementia. It is led by …

Virgin Money Giving fundraising platform to close

We have been informed that from 1st December 2021 the fundraising platform Virgin Money Giving is closing, and no further donations will be accepted.  This means it will no longer be an option for supporters who are raising funds for The Lewy …

My experience of the Great North Run

In this blog, Dr Clarissa Giebel, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, shares her experience of running the Great North Run in support of The Lewy Body Society. Thank you Clarissa, and well done on also completing the …

Thank you to our London Marathon team!

The London Marathon returned on 3rd October, with the first full-scale race for two years.  Around 8,000 runners took part, with many more running a virtual marathon in locations across the UK. We were only able to secure a single …

“What is to become of me?” 

A review of Oscar winning drama The Father, starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman By Rachel Thompson, Consultant Admiral Nurse If I’m honest, I watched ‘The Father’ with some trepidation.  Would it sympathetically portray the experience of dementia? Would it be …