Dementia Friendly Awards 2017

2. Dementia Friendly Awards 2017 - Northern Ireland winners

The below winners were announced at the Northern Ireland Dementia Friendly Awards 2017 which took place on Tuesday 28th November at Europa Hotel, Belfast.

Dementia Friendly Community of the Year

Dementia Friendly Larne

Dementia Partnership of the Year 

Dementia Friendly Holywood

Young Persons Contribution of the Year

Jenny Martin

Regional Journalist of the Year 

Marie-Louise Connolly, BBC NI Health Correspondent 

Dementia Friends Community Champion of the Year

Rachel McCance, Northern Ireland Museums Council

Dementia Friendly Organisation of the Year - Small and Medium

Millennium Forum Theatre & Conference Centre

Dementia Friendly Organisation of the Year - Large

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service, NIFR

Fundraiser of the Year - Individual

Mark Bingham, Rock for Alzheimers

Fundraiser of the Year - Group

Down and Lisburn Volunteer Fundraising Group, VFG

Inspiring Individual 2017

Roisin Flynn

Dementia Innovation of the Year

Abbeyfield & Wesley - Palmerston Care Home

Outstanding Contribution 2017

Lenny White, The Dementia Friendly Mobile Barber 

If you have any questions about the Northern Ireland awards please email