Trust chief offers friendly support

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Dementia Friends champion Jo Brackley presenting Chief Executive John Lawlor with his Dementia Friends badge.
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Dementia Friends champion Jo Brackley presenting Chief Executive John Lawlor with his Dementia Friends badge.

A campaign to support people living with dementia has a new champion.

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Chief Executive John Lawlor has become a Dementia Friend.

Mr Lawlor took part in a workshop run by the Alzheimer’s Society to get a better understanding of the condition.

He said: “People living with dementia can live full and positive lives and Dementia Friends highlights small ways we can help.”

See www.dementiafriends.org.uk