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Jason Jason

Jane Jason OBE

Jane is the Founder Trustee of Dementia UK. When her father Joseph Levy was diagnosed with vascular dementia Jane, recognising the effect on families, was determined to improve understanding of the carer’s experience.

Together with her family, Dr Monica Greenwood and Margaret Butterworth, Jane helped to establish a specialist training programme in 1988. With the first Admiral Nurses appointed in 1990, the Dementia Relief Trust was launched in 1995. Jane held the position of Chair of the Board of Trustees for ten years until 2005, remaining as a Trustee until her retirement in October 2015. Jane was awarded an OBE in 2007 for services to those with dementia.

Sailing into uncharted waters by Jane Jason

Sailing into uncharted waters by Jane Jason. Front cover of the book.
A copy of the book entitled ‘Sailing into uncharted waters’, telling the story of the founding of the charity and the background of Admiral Nursing, is now available. Printed copies are available for a suggested donation to Dementia UK of £10. To request a copy please send an email containing your name and postal address to