News & Events

November 2019

Huge congratulations this month to Butterfly Scheme Lead Chris O’Connor and the team at East Surrey Hospital, winners of the 2019 award for Best Dementia-Friendly Hospital! Since Chris’s arrival […]

October 2019

This month, someone I consider a friend, met via Twitter, lost the much-loved father she’d been caring for during his journey with Lewy Body Dementia. She’d been a dedicated […]

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 […]