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 …

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 …

Genetic research into Lewy body dementia

Dementia with Lewy Bodies Research – Can you help? The research is being conducted by a research group based at Cardiff University School of Medicine led by Professor Julie Williams, with centres all over the country taking part. The following …

Help change the future for Lewy body dementia

Access investigational medicines for Lewy body dementia on a clinical trial Re:Cognition Health, a world-leading centre for late phase international clinical trials for Alzheimer’s and dementia research, is currently enrolling volunteers with a Lewy body dementia diagnosis to take part …

Vision and attention study – Cardiff University

Visual and attention impairments are common in Lewy body dementia. For example, some people may find it difficult to recognise objects, or may find that they are distracted during conversation. These problems with vision and attention can help to reliably …