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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Dementia: “It isn’t always memory and it isn’t just memory”

We continue to highlight that Lewy body dementia is the second most common progressive dementia, affecting over 130,000 people in the UK (one in six people with dementia). We work to correct the widespread public misconception that ‘dementia = Alzheimer’s …

7 May – All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

We attended the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s meeting on Wednesday 7 May to hear The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health describe plans to move work on dementia forward after the end of the …

Information for dementia carers – can you help?

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have asked the Lewy Body Society for input from ‘experts by experience’ to ensure new information on the web to support the Dementia Quality Standard is relevant and helpful to dementia …

Dementia Friends Champions training

Become a Dementia Friends Champion and make a positive difference to people living with dementia in your community. Dementia Friends Champions are trained volunteers who encourage their family, friends and local community to learn a little more about dementia, and …