A tall, slightly stooping, gaunt figure

Dr Robert Hutchison died in 1960, seven years before I was born. However, his appearance as depicted in the portrait (above) reminds me of Roald Dahl. One of his closest friends … Continue reading A tall, slightly stooping, gaunt figure

The Glasgow Declaration: “the progressive test”

As a tireless advocate for a timely approach to the diagnosis of dementia I was delighted to be there in person when the “Glasgow Declaration” was signed. This rights-based declaration … Continue reading The Glasgow Declaration: “the progressive test”

The faltering, unfaltering steps

INTRODUCTION: “Sensitive to the faltering steps of age”[1] In what follows I will attempt to explore many of the issues around the experience of confusion in those people 65 years … Continue reading The faltering, unfaltering steps