NHS Education for Scotland

Winners announced for Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2012!

Press Release   •   Oct 01, 2012 11:06 BST

We are delighted to announce the winners of the first ever Scotland’s Dementia
Awards: a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland,
NHS Health Scotland and Scottish Social Services Council. From the original 120+
applications for the inaugural event, narrowed down to just three outstanding
shortlisted initiatives for each category, we can now reveal the winners of the six
main awards.
Best acute care initiative:
WINNER: Ward 44, Victoria Hospital – NHS Fife
Shortlisted finalists: Older Adult Mental Health Liaison – NHS Grampian
Getting to Know Me – NHS Lanarkshire
Best innovation in continuing care:
WINNER: Dundonald House, Ayrshire
Shortlisted finalists: Talking Mats – Talking Mats Ltd, Stirling
Craft Café – Viewpoint Care Homes and Impact Arts,
Best community support initiative:
WINNER: Facing Dementia Together project, Alzheimer
Scotland & East Renfrewshire CHCP
Shortlisted finalists: Befrienders Highland, Inverness
Rovers Group – Alzheimer Scotland in South