6th National Dementia Care Awards 2015

The outstanding 6th National Dementia Care Awards took place on 13th November 2015 at the glamorous Hilton Birmingham Metropole 

The 6th National Dementia Awards, recognising the very best in dementia care, culminated in a glittering gala awards ceremony at the magnificent Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Friday 13 November.
Craig Stevens from Alive! Activities, the nominated charity for the evening, showed a short film about the important work that they do and Craig gained enthusiastic support from the crowd for his impromptu singalong. We are pleased to announce that a total of over £1,000 was raised on night for the work of the Alive! charity. More information about the work of Alive! can be found here: www.aliveactivities.org
One notable highlight from the evening was the standing ovation for Liz Cunningham of the Alzheimer’s Society, winner of the award for Exceptional Contribution by a Person Living with Dementia.
Congratulations to all of our award winners, whose exceptional work and contributions to the Dementia Care sector was celebrated through the Awards. You all deserve the applauds rightly given throughout the night! And the winner is… visit our gallery of award winners HERE

CherylBaker_DemAwards_Edit Host Cheryl Baker tweets from the awards
Picture credit: twitter.com/JDementiaCare

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Cheryl was a brilliant, warm and lively host, sharing stories about her early life and career, as well as her personal experience as a family member of someone living with dementia. 




We would like to take this opportunity to praise all of the finalists at this year’s awards. The standard of entries was astonishing and to be shortlisted for an award is a huge achievement – Congratulations! The full list of our highly commended finalists is available HERE

We look forward to seeing you all next year at the 7th National Dementia Care Awards 2016!


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