Young Onset Dementia Adviser (YODA)
Mandy has worked as a YODA since November 2013, having previously worked for Relate for 10 years.
Mandy’s role is to provide information, guidance, signposting and emotional support for people with young onset dementia and their families. Mandy works in close partnership with the consultants at the Cognitive Disorders Clinic to provide timely, individualised support from the point of diagnosis. Part of Mandy’s role is to host regular groups to enable people to meet others in a relaxed environment and share their experiences.
Normal working week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday