19 March 2012 - The winners of the fourth Fondation Médéric Alzheimer
and Alzheimer's Disease International Alzheimer's Award for
psychosocial interventions have been announced. Two prizes were
awarded, the first for the best evidence-based intervention with a
prize of €18,000 and the second, worth €7,000, for the most promising
Prof Lynn Chenoweth from Australia was awarded the prize for best
evidence-based psychosocial intervention for her project, PerCEN :
Person-centred environment and care for residents with dementia: a
cost effective way of improving quality of life and quality of care?
The award for most promising award was presented to Dr Radha S Murthy
from India for her intervention, The effect of culture based
comprehensive psychosocial care program on outcomes in residential
patients with dementia-An Indigenous Model.
Prof Chenoweth and Dr Murthy were presented with their awards during
the 27th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International
in London, UK in March 2012.
Dr P Vyasamoorthy, 30 Gruhalakshmi Colony Secunderabad 500015 Ph
040-27846631 / 9490804278.