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Helen Rochford Brennan (Chairperson of the European Working Group of People with Dementia)

Ireland

Helen Rochford Brennan is from Tubbercurry in County Sligo, Ireland. She spent many years working in the tourism and disability sectors and has also devoted tireless years to community activism, working at board level in several organisations. In July 2012, Helen was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease. She is Chair of the Irish Dementia Working Group, which is resourced by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland. She has used her time with the Irish Dementia Working Group to raise awareness of dementia and raise the profile of human rights for people with dementia. Helen joined the European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD) in October 2014 and served as a Vice-Cheirperson for two years. On 30 October 2016, she was elected as Chairperson for a two-year term.

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Last Updated: Tuesday 03 January 2017

 

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