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NI Dementia Champions Celebrate at third regional Graduation Ceremony

NI Dementia Champions of Champions attending the recent NI Dementia Champions Graduation Ceremony in Antrim. Pictured with their Champion of Champions awards (from L-R) are Anne Holmes, Southern Trust Area Champion, Briege McNally, Western Trust Area Champion, Helen McCullough, NI Champion of Champions, Sharon Doey, Northern Trust Area Champion and Palmira Valente, South Eastern Area Champion. Also successful, not in attendance, is Kate Russell, Belfast Trust Area Champion. The graduates received their Champion of Champions commendations for work undertaken through participation on the Dementia Champions Training Programme. The Dementia Champion awards are recommended by course lecturers based on graduates’ contribution, enthusiasm and overall attainment in the submission of their work-based assignments as well as their attendance and engagement during study days. There is one Dementia Champion award available per Trust area and one overall regional NI Dementia Champion of Champions award.

Graduates from Northern Ireland’s third cohort of Dementia Champions were recently honoured at a graduation ceremony held in Antrim. The graduates, health and social care staff from across NI who work in Health and Social Care Trusts and in the independent care sector, were successful in completing the Dementia Champions Programme in professional dementia care. For more details of the Dementia Champions programme click here.