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September 2019

Back in 2010, the Butterfly Scheme was just starting to go into hospitals and Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust was a very early applicant, adopting the scheme early in 2011. […]

August 2019

Visiting a much-loved relative, living with dementia and now
in nursing care, I reflected this month on how easy it was for me to interact
with her, but how tricky it […]

July 2019

I get really wound up when people talk about
“identification schemes”. Identification is an admin tool, nothing more; it’s
what an identifier triggers that might, or might not, deserve the description
of […]

June 2019

When I was invited to speak about dementia to a group of
Year 6 pupils at a school in my area, I was delighted to accept. This was an
opportunity to […]

May 2019

Writing this in National Dementia Action Week, I’m
reflecting on the dementia community – for two reasons.

The first is that, earlier in the month, I was back in
County Mayo to […]