Call to action on hospital care

A new focus on the care of people with dementia in hospitals gives LBS an opportunity to raise concerns that are specific to people affected by Lewy body dementias. We’d love to hear from you if you have experiences you …

LBS response to NICE consultation on Dementia Care Standard

LBS has made a joint response with Parkinson’s UK to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s consultation on a draft quality standardfor the social care of people with dementia and their carers. Click here to read our response. …

LBS entry to Dementia Action Alliance annual report

What our organisation does The Lewy Body Society is the only charity in Europe exclusively concerned with Lewy body dementias (LBDs). The charity supports research into these dementias and raises awareness among the general public, the medical profession and policymakers …

Jim McIntosh completes Dublin Marathon in target time

Jim McIntosh finished the Dublin Marathon on Monday 29 October in four hours, 24 minutes and 22 seconds, well within his target time of four and a half hours. Congratulations, Jim! He still needs some more donations to reach his …

My Life By Rita Heap

Rita Heap, died of LBD on 15th October 2012. During her first year in residential care she wrote her life story and copies were printed off for relatives and friends – it was particularly useful for those caring for her …

BrainFacts.org

BrainFacts.org is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public. This site contains a huge amount of information of all the latest information on the science of the brain. “The brain is the most …

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.