June 2022: KCS President Alison Kennedy presented two posters at the global conference of Alzheimer Disease International held in London, England.
Poster 411: A promising model of individualized dementia cognitive care
Poster 412: Evidence of systemic thiamine deficiency in Alzheimer Disease demands intense research focus
2021: KCS expansion into Brandon area
2020: KCS referrals from healthcare professionals
May & September, 2018: KCS President, Alison Kennedy made three presentations to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority at their request.
Fall 2017: 50% of our clients have been in our program over one year. 25% of our clients have been in our program over three years. One client has been in our program eight years and 3 months!
Oct. 2016: Winner of the Startup Canada, Prairie Region, Senior Entrepreneur Award
Oct. 2014: As a result of a worldwide search for innovative ideas for the future of dementia care, K.C.S. President Alison Kennedy was deeply honored to be one of five participants presenting her idea at The Dementia Services, Development Centre Ideas Lab 2014, held at Stirling University in Scotland. The audience included their international advisory board of dementia care experts and participants from the Alzheimer Europe conference. Her presentation was entitled “Train and Equip Cognitive Support Specialists”.
May 2014: Many client families obtained a letter of support from their loved one’s physician allowing them to successfully claim the cost of our K.C.S.-E.N.R.I.C.H. program as a tax deduction for persons with disabilities.
Oct. 2013: K.C.S. staff received their first dementia care training from the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba.