We are delighted to announce that Donna Chadwick has joined YoungDementia UK as our new National Development Manager.
Donna will coordinate the work of and develop the Young Dementia Network, its steering group and encourage improved young onset dementia support in the UK.
Donna previously worked with people living with dementia as a student drama therapist and as a care manager of a dementia specialist care home. She has also supported people under 65 years old with a diagnosis of dementia and a learning disability and joins YoungDementia UK from the Alzheimer’s Society where she worked as a dementia support manager in Derbyshire.
Donna said of her new role, 'I am excited to join YoungDementia UK and be a part of such a specialist team who put people with young onset dementia at the heart of everything that they do. I will certainly embrace this exciting opportunity.'