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Carol Rogers leads the multi-award-winning House of Memories, a flagship dementia awareness programme for National Museums Liverpool. House of Memories is making a difference to people living with dementia, their carers, families and communities.
More than 60,000 people have benefited from the programme, which continues to expand across the UK and globally in the USA and South East Asia. In January 2015, Carol was acknowledged by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and awarded an MBE (Member of The British Empire), for her role leading House of Memories.
Carol has developed a notable career at National Museums Liverpool. Her profile is well known across the North West of England and she maintains an extensive national and international network of education, museum, health and social care partnerships. Her work is recognised for its creativity, innovation and enterprise; successfully connecting cross-sector organisations and resources.
Carol is noted in the UK museum sector for her creativity, passion and commitment to enable inclusive museum education and participation, for everyone.
House of Memories is the world-leading museum-led dementia awareness training programme that supports people living with dementia, their families, carers and communities. Delivered by National Museums Liverpool and partners across the UK and internationally, it aims to create memorable experiences for everyone, and is designed to support professionals to provide person-centred care for those living with dementia. In this presentation, we will discuss what makes House of Memories successful, as well as the ways that museum collections can help to create connections and be powerful drivers for stimulating memory and conversation for those with dementia and their families.