Members & Trustees


One of the ways of supporting the work of Dementia Concern is to become a member of the charity.

  • Full membership is open to all persons caring for people with a dementia-type illness within the London borough of Ealing and can continue after ceasing to be a carer.
  • Associate membership is open to anyone with an interest in dementia.

Membership costs £10 per year. Full members may choose to stand for election to the Board of Trustees and participate in the governance of the charity.

Membership has the following benefits for the charity.

  • We gain additional income from membership subscriptions.
  • A wide range of people become involved in the work of the charity. This includes taking part in consultations, attending the AGM etc.
  • The charity elects the Board of Trustees from the membership at its Annual General Meeting.

Members have an influence on the policies of the charity and have a say in future services.

Trustees Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Board of Trustees are to:

  • Set and meet strategic objectives together with the Executive Director.
  • Fulfil responsibilities as an employer and to have regular reports from the Executive Director on aspects of staffing to ensure that all obligations to staff are met.
  • Receive regular financial reports to ensure the organisation is meeting and can continue to meet its financial obligations.


Lu Brown


Lu has worked as a chartered accountant and in the pharmacy at Charing Cross for 7 years as well as bringing up two children.  Her husband had a rare form of Alzheimer’s Disease and died, aged 61, last May.

Betty Need


She cared for her husband for many years. She worked at a firm of Chartered Surveyors as PA/Secretary to senior partners and was also responsible for administration and buying for multiple offices.  Following retirement she worked as a Legal Secretary for 9 years.  She also runs the former carers group.  She has been a member of the Board since 2005.

The other trustees: Julia Clements-Elliott, Kim Burns, Ann Billimoria, Pierre Thomas, Diane George, Li McDerment and Pat Porter.


If you would like to become a member of the charity, click here to download our Membership Form.
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