The Crystal Project was formed in January 2012 and was officially launched in May 2013, with the opening of the Memory Resource Room.

The working group meets fortnightly, the company meets every two months and the wider consortium meets twice a year. Subgroups are formed to work on different aspects of the project.

Working Group

  • Sheena Cadoo, HSE Occupational Therapist
  • Amy Murphy, Dementia Adviser, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
  • Dr Cormac Sheehan, Research Officer, Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre
  • Christine O’Riordan, Project Officer, The Crystal Project

Company

  • Director – Sheena Cadoo, HSE Occupational Therapist
  • Director – Yvonne Finn Orde, Former General Manager, Cork North HSE Services
  • Secretary – Dr Cormac Sheehan, Research Officer, Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre
  • Corrie Rea, Family Carer, Business Owner
  • Amy Murphy, Dementia Adviser, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
  • Dr Ciara McGlade, Geriatrician, Mallow General Hospital
  • Dr Sarah Duggan, GP, Newtwopothouse

Wider Consortium

  • Dr Michael Kennedy, GP, Buttevant
  • Dr Audrey Russell, GP , Macroom
  • Tom Cronin, President of Mallow Credit Union
  • Peter Cox, Family Carers Ireland
  • Linda Grogan, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
  • Rory Bunce, Librarian, Mallow Library
  • Mary Kelleher, Former Discharge Co-ordinator, Mallow General Hospital
  • Margaret Desmond, formerly RAPID
  • John Linehan, HSE Older Peoples Services
  • Breeda O’Sullivan, HSE Long Term Placement Co-ordinator
  • Mary O’Flynn, HSE Director of Public Health Nursing
  • Mary R. O’Brien,  HSE Assistant Director ofPublic Health Nursing
  • Tara O’Doherty, HSE Home Help Co-ordinator
  • Brendan Scahill, HSE Community Worker
  •  Sorcha Ni Chrualaoich, HSE Community Development Worker