Dementia - Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Dementia - Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Claire Ford travelled to the US to look at innovative arts practices with people with dementia. Since her return she has implemented several of the programmes she observed. Read more...

Alice Thwaite travelled all over the US in 2010 seeking best practice in the use of the arts with older people, particularly those with dementia and in care homes. Since her return she has implemented several programmes in the UK and is working with leading London galleries and museums in developing their work in this field. Read more...

Ann Pascoe retired to the rural Highlands of Scotland with her husband, Andrew. When he was diagnosed with vascular dementia four years later, Ann began to realise just how isolated they were. As a carer, she had very little understanding of the challenges and stigma surrounding the condition, and there was limited support available to her. She travelled to India on her Fellowship, where she learned about enabling lay people to detect early symptoms of dementia and carer stress. Read more...