Approaching an unthinkable future - Understanding the support needs of people living with young onset dementia.

A resource based on the experiences of people living with young onset dementia contacted by Dementia Pathfinders during a social care workforce training project in 2014 and 2015.

Written by Angela Clayton-Turner, Paul and Elaine Eager, Chris and Karen Garden, Andrew and Frances Hindle, Janet and Colin Little, Rod Long, Jacquie Nunn, Keith Oliver, Eddie Pink, Sue Rogers, Paul and Linda Sinclare, Gillian Watson, Peter Watson, and Suzy Webster.

Edited by Julia Burton-Jones

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Dance For Life - An Evaluation of the Pilot Programme
January 2017

Dance for Life is a pioneering collaboration between Matthew Bourne's New Adventures & Re:Bourne and Dementia Pathfinders bringing dance into care home settings for older people living with dementia. This celebratory event will launch the findings of Dr Edana Minghella's independent evaluation of the pilot year.

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'To Know Me' Poetry Booklet

This poetry booklet by Jim Horton is entitled ‘To Know Me’ and it is dedicated to Jim’s partner, Jane and their daughters. In August 2013 Jim's partner Jane received a preliminary diagnosis of young onset Alzheimer’s, which was confirmed six months later. In 2016 Jim began writing poetry about Jane’s new life. 'To Know Me' brings together a selection of those poems. 

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