The winners of Alzheimers Disease International's global photo competition have been announced. Entries orginated from all corners of the world, fulfilling the brief of showing a more positive, human image of dementia.

The winners of Alzheimers Disease International’s global photo competition have been announced. Entries orginated from all corners of the world, where amateur and professional photographers alike were asked to enter pictures showing a more positive, human image of dementia.

Federico Esterol won in the Amateur category with his picture ‘Neli Smiling,’ while second prize went to Lynton Crabb with ‘Dancing in the kitchen’. In the professional category, Jan Fredriksson from Finland reigned supreme with Mladen Pikulic scooping second prize. Mladen?s photo was taken in a nursing home in The Hague and depicts Nany who is more than 80 years old but still calls and cries for her mother.