Our awards

Photo of YDUK's Tessa Gutteridge and Jean Ware-Morphy at the European Foundations' Initiative on Dementia awards 2012

European Foundations’ Initiative on Dementia 2012 Award

YoungDementia UK support services were one of ten projects to be given the EFID Award 2012 ‘Living well with dementia in the Community’.  The European Foundations’ Initiative on Dementia aims to improve perceptions of dementia, particularly locally, to achieve a better quality of life for people with dementia and their families.

Oxfordshire Charity of the Year 2011 - shortlisted finalist

These awards are offered by Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action.  We were delighted to be shortlisted in 2011 in the ‘Charity of the Year’ category.

GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award 2009

This award recognises outstanding work and an excellent contribution to community healthcare.  It was given to us as The Clive Project, the original name of YoungDementia UK.  The judges said;

'The Clive Project addresses a significant gap in provision imaginatively.  It is an inspiration to other areas.  It has developed good partnerships and shares good practice.'

'Truely client-centred services. A forward thinking and impressive organisation working in a very under-served area.'

'The Clive Project is highly valued both by members and other service providers as a specialist resource.  It demonstrates a real understanding of the impact and challenges of living with the condition.  It is well managed and can demonstrate good achievements, partnership working and community focus.'

Department of Health Social Care Award 2000

We won a social care award in the first year of the Department of Health Scheme. The Award was for promoting independence for younger people with dementia.

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