Guest blogger

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What I do

Neil Mapes is co-founder and Managing Director of Dementia Adventure CIC.

He is a Clore Social Fellow, RSA Fellow, and was selected by an expert panel of judges at Nesta and the Observer newspaper as one of Britain’s New Radicals – 50 people and organisations changing Britain for the better. Neil has a background in clinical psychology, dementia advocacy and adventure travel.

Motivated by experiences in his own family he has worked for over 20 years to enable people living with dementia to have more choice and control in how they live their lives, bringing joy and positivity into re-framing how we currently understand dementia.