News & Events

December 2019

Inevitably, some people living with dementia will end up spending this festive period in hospital. It’s always the hope that, whatever people are being treated for, the whole staff […]

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 […]