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Chris Roberts (Vice-Chairperson)

Chris Roberts is 55 years old and is from Wales. He was diagnosed with mixed dementia (Alzheimer’s type and vascular dementia) in early 2012 but has not let this diagnosis get in the way of leading a full life.

He spends most of his time promoting and providing education to others about dementia. He regularly gives talks on what it’s like to live with dementia and contributes to various social media platforms. He believes in dementia rights, inclusion, co-production and the promotion of better services for everyone living with dementia.

Chris joined the group and was elected as Vice Chair in 2016. He also represents people with dementia in the following roles:

  • Ambassador for the UK Alzheimer’s Society
  • Dementia Friends Champion
  • Join Dementia Research Champion
  • Affiliate member of Dementia Action Alliance UK
  • Honorary Lecturer, Bangor University, Wales
  • Member of DEEP Policy Think Tank Group
  • BCUHB SBRI and Dementia Strategy Ambassador
  • Member of the NICE Dementia Clinical Guideline Review Committee

Chris was nominated by the Alzheimer’s Society.

 

 
 

Last Updated: Monday 09 January 2017

 

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