News & Events

April 2018

This month, I’ve had more communications than usual from family carers. It’s a huge privilege, of course, when a family carer takes the time and trouble to get in […]

March 2018

It’s always heartwarming when someone positively mentions your name in connection with work you’ve done to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. Few us actively want to […]

February 2018

Many hospitals have taken steps to provide more personalised nutrition for people living with dementia. Some years ago, one of the Butterfly Scheme hospitals worked to create a Butterfly […]

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 […]