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Former EWGPWD member Agnes Houston MBE wins UK Dementia Care Award 2020

Thursday 12 November 2020

Agnes Houston MBE, a former member and Vice-Chairperson of the European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD), has won an award at the Dementia Care Awards 2020. The award recognises an “Exceptional Contribution by a Person/People Living with Dementia”. Agnes Houston, who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Dementia in 2006 at the age of 57, joined the EWGPWD in 2012 and served as Vice-Chairperson of the group until 2016. She is an active member and Former Chair of the Scottish Dementia Working Group, with a long track record of campaigning for best practice and improving lives of people with dementia, in Scotland and abroad. The award ceremony took place online, on 12 November.