House of Memories


Women clapping at a House of Memories dementia awareness event

The House of Memories programme exists to make a difference to the lives of people living with dementia and their carers through the range of dementia awareness training, resources and memory activities that we deliver.

We are delighted that the value of House of Memories activities and resources has been recognised through a number of international, national and regional awards.


  • Shortlisted for the Museums in Short awards 2017, for the 'House of Memories - dementia awareness for family carers' film.
  • Commendation Winner at the Jodi Awards 2017, for the My House of Memories app.
  • Winner of the Excellent Smart Health Innovation Award 2015 at the Think Dementia Conference, for the My House of Memories app.
  • Winner of the Innovate Dementia Award at the World Health and Design Forum 2014, for the My House of Memories app.


  • Winner of the Best Looking Stand Award at the Museums Association Conference and Exhibition 2017.
  • Winner of Best Dementia Friendly Partnership Working, Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Friendly Awards 2015.
  • Carol Rogers, project leader of House of Memories and National Museums Liverpool's Executive Director, Education and Visitors, was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the New Year Honours list 2015.
  • Winner of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) regional Adult Learner’s Week award 2014, in the Learning Life Skills category.
  • Winner of Museums and Heritage Awards 2014 - Educational Initiative.
  • Highly commended at the Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Friendly Awards 2014 in the National Initiative category.


  • Runner up in The Outstanding Older Person Initiative category at the Liverpool Older People's Awards 2017.
  • Winner of the Living Well category in the Northern Lights Dementia Awards 2017, awarded for our Train the Trainer pilot programme, delivered in 2016 with partners from the North West: The Christie, Manchester; the Countess of Chester; Wirral University Teaching Hospital and PSS, Liverpool.
  • Damibu was shortlisted for the Creative Impact Award at Liverpool Echo's Regional Business Awards, for its work on My House of Memories app.
  • My House of Memories app, shortlisted for Best App, Northern Digital Awards 2015.
  • NHS Health Education North West Adult Learners' Week Award 2013 project award in the category of Learning Together in Health and Social Care.
  • Merseyside Women of the Year Awards – Learning category: Carol Rogers, Executive Director of Education, Visitors and Communities.
  • Joint runner up NHS Health Education England, Adult Learners’ Week North West Awards in Health and Care 2016, in the category Learning Together Project Awards – Integrated Working in Health and Care.