A Scarf For Lewy 2024 – Manchester

On 17th October 2024 we are holding an event with a difference… We are going to have an event at Central Hall in Central Buildings,Oldham Street Manchester, M1 1JQ Register to attend the event: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/CZTD All to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia in older people. Lewy body dementia […]

World Lewy Body Day

Together with other Lewy body organisations on the first World Lewy Body Day (Sunday, January 28), the Lewy Body Society is shining a light on the most common disease you have never heard of. We will be holding events in Westminster and Newcastle and posting on our social media channels.      

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast On 17th October we held our long-awaited awareness-raising event in Belfast, which was the second time we have wrapped ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ around a major landmark building.    The mile-long scarf which was lovingly knitted by volunteers last year and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall in London was transported across the […]

MPs show their support for Lewy body dementia

On 14th November we held a meeting in the Houses of Parliament to discuss Lewy body dementia with MPs and Peers. The team from Join Dementia Research also came along to discuss their work on recruiting volunteers for research studies and drug trials. Among those who attended were Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister for Care at […]

Alzheimer Scotland launches Let’s Talk about Dementia campaign

STARTING in February 2015, Alzheimer Scotland – Action on Dementia is launching a Let’s Talk about Dementia campaign. The campaign aims to open up more discussion on the subject of dementia and to raise awareness of the importance of early diagnosis. The article is entitled: ‘Media Release: Alzheimer Scotland launches Let’s Talk about Dementia campaign”allmediascotland.com […]

Local to you

The Lewy Body Society does not run any local support groups, but if you would like to be involved in supporting people with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) or Parkinson’s dementia (PDD) in your area, please get in touch. For information on dementia services in your area, try Dementia web which is gathering together details […]

Petition for more Admiral Nurses

The Lewy Body is asking all its friends to sign this petition to campaign for more Admiral Nurses. “Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses. Admiral Nurses work with family carers and people with dementia, in the community and other settings. Working collaboratively with other professionals, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for […]

The 9th UK Dementia Congress 2014

We are please to announce that The Lewy Body Society will again this year have a stand at the UK Dementia Congress on the 10, 11 & 12 November 2014, Hilton Brighton Metropole. The largest annual dementia-focused event in the UK and the whole of Europe returns to Brighton this autumn. Over nine years the […]