Phil Harper, PGDip, is currently a sessional lecturer in dementia care at the University of Worcester, and, Public Health Tutor at Coventry University Group. Phil is also a doctoral candidate at Manchester Metropolitan University exploring care staff’s understanding of the needs of an LGBTQ+ person living with dementia. He has worked in dementia care for 7 years; previously, he worked in hospitals, charitable organizations and care homes. Phil has been involved in the development of dementia training for hospitals and care homes and is most recently a LGBTQ consultant for Ashwell Care Services, a home care company based in Worcestershire specialising in LGBTQ care.