Awards/Advocacy/Campaigning:

  • ARUK National Dementia Champion
  • ARUK The Valerie Foundation – recognistion of outstanding contribution to dementia awareness and care
  • 2014> ARUK Heeley City Farm
  • 2013> ARUK Awarded in Outstanding Contribution in National Dementia Care and awareness through Creative Media
  • 2009-2015> ARUK Media Dementia - dementia issues in the UK through radio, film, television and on-line blogs
  • 2012> Member of Sheffield Dementia Alliance Steering Group
  • 2012 Awarded local Dementia Champion
  • 2011Runners up in Reed Carers Award
  • Awarded 12 years of front-line Dementia Care for Mother with Fronto-Temporal Dementia

Dementia outputs:

  • Tramlines Stage: Remember To Remember stage at Tamper Coffee
  • Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance Co-organisor for Cultural Dementia City Event
  • Film Screening at Crucible, Sheffield
  • Speaker on FTD (Learning To Change – an investigative and front-line insight into the world of FTD)
  • Speaker at Dementia Friends Event – Gleadless, Sheffield
  • Speaker at Alzheimer’s Day (London)
  • Discussions with University of Sheffield - Louisa Shilton
  • MDH Faculty Social Accountability Project Manager
  • Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health
  • 3rd Year Medical Students placements with HCF & TVF working on feasibility projects
  • Farming Comes To You launch

 

Film & Creative works:

  • This May Just Drive Us Crazy (6) A 6 min short that follows brothers Andrew and Lee as they discuss their Mother's FTD on Lythem St Annes beach. Featuring Professor David Neary (This was featured in the Edinburgh International Film Festival)

  • My Name is Rod (55) A front-line feature documentary portrait, following Rod, a working class pigeon racer from Bolton. The film shows Rod's love for nature crossed with his role of caring for his wife Val, who has the relatively rare Fronto-Temporal Dementia and his relationship with his two sons

  • Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance Campaign film

  • Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance short talking heads film
  • Disability Sheffield – Hate Crime
  • Pulmonary COPD monitoring awarnesess film
  • The Symptoms - an investigative interprestion of FTD symptoms