News & Events

January 2018

Many of you will have come across carer passports, giving carers easier access to hospitals when the person they care for is hospitalised. I’m always keen that this […]

December 2017

It was my absolute privilege this month to be invited as guest of honour to the second Butterfly Ball in Blackpool. The lead organiser, nurse Francesca Chiappe Hall, had […]

November 2017

Dementia care has taken me to many interesting places, but I’d never imagined Buckingham Palace would be one of them! This month, I’ve been there to receive my MBE […]

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, […]