Please be aware we are in the midst of updating the Living Words website.


Living Words Artists


Founded in 2007, we became a charity in 2014. We are also a company limited by guarantee. The directors of the company are also our trustees.

We have continued guidance from our team of individuals living with dementia, as well as senior professionals within the field of dementia care and research.

Living Words is currently governed by a board of 6 trustees with chair Lauretta Kavanagh. Prior to the pandemic, we had reduced our board for rotation, and are in the process of recruiting new trustees to complement the skills and expertise we already have on the board.

We are committed to implementing, reviewing and updating our policies and systems. We are inviting new trustees to join us (specifically those with financial expertise) - contact us if you are interested and have skills, experience and knowledge that will enhance our work: Thank you.

Living Words Trustees


We have a growing team of volunteers who make up a crucial part of our work. Volunteers mostly come to us through the route of having been project participants or relatives of project participants. Our Doing Group is a team of people who represent all sides of our work. This group is setting the agenda of how they work with and support our main team and activities. Our projects are supported by advisory boards from experts in their fields too.

About us

Living Words is an Arts and Literature charity transforming lives and relationships since 2007.

Call us: +44 (0)7967 502 506
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