News & Events

January 2019

In December, I wrote about appropriate use of symbols in the community, but I’m revisiting that now from the perspective of people’s own homes. That’s because this month […]

December 2018

As those of you familiar with the Butterfly Scheme know very well, the scheme is based on an appropriate dementia care approach – not identification! The identifier symbolises a […]

November 2018

On one single day this month I had three separate messages from friends and relatives about people living with dementia who had been taken into hospital. I had […]

October 2018

Every now and then, it’s worth taking time to reflect on positive changes in our approach to dementia and dementia care. It’s easy to become frustrated because so much […]

September 2018

This month’s stand-out Butterfly Scheme event has been the launch at Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar, Republic of Ireland. As it’s only the third hospital in the Irish Republic […]