A ‘Strictly’ success in Stevenage raises over £12,500

We would like thank Richard Howard for organising a wonderful black tie ball and raising over £12,500 for The Lewy Body Society. On Saturday 23rd November over 400 people enjoyed a glittering evening at the Forum in Stevenage. A lucky …

Updated guide to Lewy body dementia now available

We’ve given our popular publication A guide to Lewy body dementia an update and refresh.  This booklet provides an introduction to the disease including what you might expect when seeking a diagnosis and what treatments are available. It also offers …

First ever Consultant Admiral Nurse for Lewy body dementia

The Lewy Body Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Thompson as the first ever Consultant Admiral Nurse for Lewy body dementia. The new role represents the next stage in the charity’s partnership with Dementia UK, which runs …

Lewy body dementia on the agenda at UK Dementia Congress 2019

Each year the Lewy Body Society participates in the UK Dementia Congress. This is an annual three-day conference for anyone interested in dementia care, including people living with dementia and carers, and this year it was held at Doncaster Racecourse. …

Charity ball in Wigan raises over £1800 for dementia research

On Saturday 9th November businesses from across Wigan turned out in force to support the Lewy Body Society at a gala ball organised by Diane Wilde from Rutter Green Estate and Letting Agents. The event, kindly hosted for free by …

Great North Run 2019

Once again we have another fantastic group of runners taking part in the Great North Run, the iconic Newcastle half-marathon which takes place on Sunday 8th September.  All of our runners have been personally affected by dementia, and several are …