Shelagh Robinson

Shelagh RobinsonShelagh Robinson - 'The Future of Dementia Diagnosis'. Shelagh has a lifetime of experience as a counsellor, including lecturing, training and supervising other counsellors. She has been a trustee at The Dove Service for those suffering from bereavement and loss and counseling supervisor at The Donna Louise Trust. She also established Elizabeth House, the first women's refuge in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Following her own diagnosis in 2011, Shelagh now campaigns assiduously with The Alzheimer's Society, particularly with a view to improving the early diagnosis of dementia and hence its treatment. She is a Quaker and proud grandmother. Shelagh's talk will be focusing on the importance of the early diagnosis of dementia in a society where this is likely to be an increasingly pressing issue.