Elevator Innovation in Dementia Award 2015

Elevator Innovation in Dementia Award 2015: The Elevator team are pleased to invite applications for the second Innovation in Dementia Award! This award will be presented to a project that plays a role in improving the quality of life of people with dementia, their caregivers, loved ones, and/or health professionals working in dementia care.

Applicants across all settings including (but not limited to) home, community, and healthcare are invited to apply. The successful applicant will receive €1,000 in prize money to help develop a dementia related project or expand an existing project in a novel way.

We are also extending a special invitation to Dublin City University, Dementia Champions students who have completed a dementia care change project. The change project must be currently in operation or about to get underway. These applications will automatically qualify for the Dementia Champions award category as well as being considered for the main Elevator Innovation Award. The winner of the Dementia Champions change project award will be announced at the ceremony.


Above: the 2014 Innovation in Dementia Award winners

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday the 2nd of October 2015.

For more information click here:  Elevator Award for Innovation in Dementia 2015 – Information Document.

The application form can be downloaded here: ElevatorAwardApplicationForm1.docx 2015.

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