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Fulwood nurse recognised in national dementia care awards

Posted on - 17th November, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, People, Preston News
Kathryn Penrith
Kathryn works tirelessly to support families living with dementia

A Fulwood nurse has been recognised for her tireless work in dementia care.

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Kathryn Penrith was one of five finalists to be named on the shortlist for best dementia nurse specialist at the National Dementia Care Awards.

Kathryn works as a consultant Admiral nurse and dementia expert for health and social care charity Making Space. Her role involves giving practical and emotional care and support to families living with dementia.

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Kathryn worked as an NHS nurse in West Yorkshire for 18 years before becoming a dementia specialist. She is currently studying part-time at the University of Central Lancashire for a Professional Doctorate in Health.

Colleague Micheal McLaughlin said: “Kathryn truly deserves this nomination.

“She works tirelessly to ensure Making Space’s services are at the cutting edge of dementia best practice, and never runs out of energy or compassion.”

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