About Us

The DemTalk project was facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Society and involved tapping into the expertise and real-life experiences of experts, family members and people living with dementia.

The core team at the heart of the development are:

Chris Manthorp

  • Social Care Expert

Dr Tony Young

  • Reader in Applied Linguistics and Communication

Dr David Howells

  • Old-age Psychiatrist

The DemTalk website was designed by the Digital Interaction Group and Newcastle University's Humanities and Social Sciences Digital Content Team, and is administered by the Digital Content Team.