The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI) was formed in April 2012 and registered with the Cayman Islands Government as a Not For Profit Company under Section 80 of the Companies Law (as amended) on 14 May 2015. ADACI has also started the process of becoming a member of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), the international federation of Alzheimer’s associations around the world. ADACI is funded through donations and fund-raising activities. Its affairs are managed by volunteers and include a medical advisory committee.
- To raise awareness within the general public about the various dementias with a focus on Alzheimer’s while diminishing the stigma that currently exists;
- To educate carers on how to interact and properly care for people with dementia; and
- To be a source of support for people with dementia and their carers and family members.
- To provide a respite centre or facility for carers where they can come to relax, receive support and share experiences with other carers;
- To provide formal training for carers so they can better care for people with dementia and themselves;
- To establish a directory of trained dementia carers;
- To raise funds for the provision of short term financial assistance for persons with dementia; and
- To develop and implement an awareness campaign through partnership with various stakeholders including health professionals and other service organisations.
- Dorothy Davis - Founder and Chairperson
- Emma Jean DaCosta - Secretary
- Philip Scott - Treasurer
- Carlon Powery - Director
- Dr Loraine Barnaby – Director and Medical Adviser
- Samantha Connolly – Director and Pharmaceutical Adviser
- Melody McLean - Director
- Lana Mae Smith - Director
- Tenecia Ebanks - Director
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