Innovation in Dementia Award Winners

 Runners up SAGE, Support and Advocacy for Older People L-R Dr Kate Irving, DCU,  Marion​ Connolly, Anne Harris, SAGE, John Linehan, HSE, Mary Manning, HSE

Runners up SAGE, Support and Advocacy for Older People L-R Dr Kate Irving, DCU, Marion​ Connolly, Anne Harris, SAGE, John Linehan, HSE, Mary Manning, HSE

A great day of networking and ideas sharing was had at the Elevator Innovation in Dementia Award ceremony on the 11th December 2014. From a very high standard shortlist, the winner and three runners up were announced.

Kildare Liaison and Social Support (KLASS) took the winners prize for their community choir for people with dementia and their carers. Runners up were Centre for Universal Design, for new guidelines for home design for people with dementia, The Memory Strategy Group, Navan HSE for cognitive skills support for people with dementia and SAGE, support and advocacy service for older people.

Special thanks to Galway Crystal who sponsored the runner up prizes. Thank you to everyone who applied and please apply again next year!

Runners up. The Centre for Universal Design, (CEUD) Dr Kate Irving, DCU,  Tom Grey, Dr Maria Pierce, Neil Murphy, Dr Ger Craddock, Prof Suzanne Cahill​, CEUD, John Linehan, HSE, Mary Manning, HSE

Runners up. The Centre for Universal Design, (CEUD) Dr Kate Irving, DCU, Tom Grey, Dr Maria Pierce, Neil Murphy, Dr Ger Craddock, Prof Suzanne Cahill​, CEUD, John Linehan, HSE, Mary Manning, HSE

Winners Kildare Liaison and Social Support (KLASS)  L-R Dr Kate Irving Elevator Project lead, DCU, Frankie Barrett, Anne Harris, Sharon Foley, KLASS, John Linehan, HSE Mary Manning, HSE​

Winners Kildare Liaison and Social Support (KLASS) L-R Dr Kate Irving Elevator Project lead, DCU, Frankie Barrett, Anne Harris, Sharon Foley, KLASS, John Linehan, HSE Mary Manning, HSE​

Runners up The Memory Strategy Group L-R Dr Kate Irving, DCU, Dr Tara Owens, Scott Casey, The Memory Strategy Group, John Linehan, HSE, Mary Manning, HSE​

Runners up The Memory Strategy Group L-R Dr Kate Irving, DCU, Dr Tara Owens, Scott Casey, The Memory Strategy Group, John Linehan, HSE, Mary Manning, HSE​

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