News & Events

October 2017

This month, a much-loved relative of mine, who lives with dementia, had a fall and was admitted for tests to a hospital – not a Butterfly Scheme one, but […]

September 2017

Butterfly Scheme Leads across the UK and Ireland agree that whilst the staff teams at good care homes have great insight into the personalisation of care for their residents, […]

August 2017

This month, as promised, I’m showcasing another wonderful example of hospital team creativity linked with the Butterfly Scheme, this time from Orla Matthews in Northern Ireland. She and Maria […]

July 2017

Any healthcare approach is only as effective as the people who deliver it. Even after all these years, I still find myself being taken aback by the dedication of […]

June 2017

The Queen honours the Butterfly Scheme
When I decided to address the issue of dementia care in hospitals thirteen years ago, I rang my local hospital and said I wanted […]