Philly Hare

@ Innovations in Dementia

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  • Bio

Philly Hare is a Director of the UK wide social enterprise, Innovations in Dementia. Her particular interests are dementia rights, the empowerment and inclusion of people with dementia, and the application of research evidence to practice. She leads on the Dementia Diaries project ( and is involved in a number of other projects, mainly focusing on rights.

Previously Programme Manager at Joseph Rowntree Foundation for ten years, Philly oversaw JRF’s ground-breaking Dementia without Walls programme.

As a qualified social worker, Philly has experience within the NHS, Local Authorities and the voluntary sector in many areas of adult social care. In the 1990s, she managed the Scarborough/ Ryedale Kings Fund Carers Project and later set up the Princess Royal Trust Carers Resource. She spent five years as Senior Researcher with the independent consultancy, Acton Shapiro, prior to joining JRF in April 2006. Philly has a first degree in English and Philosophy (Exeter University) and an MSc in Applied Social Studies (Oxford University).

Philly is married with three adult sons. Living in Yorkshire, her passions include endurance and fell-running and the outdoor life.

  • My Previous Events

  • Dementia Quality of Care: Personal-Accessible-Original

    • 12-04-2018
    • 08:30 - 16:30
    • The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester