Meet Our Tutors

    Noreen Keane

    Lead Sonas Tutor

    Marissa Butler McCarthy

    Lead Sonas Tutor

    Catherine O’Donovan

    Sonas Tutor

    Margot Hogan

    Sonas Tutor

    Cherie McGowan

    Sonas Tutor

    Harry Crowe

    Lead Sonas Tutor
    Meet Our Tutors

    All Tutors are Sonas Licensed Practitioners.

    Marissa McCarthy

    Marissa has a M.Sc in Nursing Practice, a B.Sc in Nursing, post graduate diploma in Nursing Practice and is currently in the process of completing a post graduate module in End of Life Care for People with Dementia. She holds the position of Director of Nursing in a residential care centre and Lead Sonas Tutor.

    Noreen Keane

    Noreen is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, with a diploma in person centred care and is Training Team Coordinator and Sonas Tutor.

    Harry Crowe

    Harry is a Lead Sonas Tutor and qualified Extend Teacher, with a valuable, lengthy experience as an Activities Coordinator in the residential centre setting.

    Cherie McGowan

    Cherie has a Master of Social Work and B.Soc.Sc. and has worked as in an educational role in the area of dementia and as Activities Coordinator in residential settings. She is also a Sonas Tutor.

    Catherine O’Donovan

    Catherine has completed the Fetac Level 6 Course for Activity Coordinators called Creative Exchanges/Arts in the Community. She also has Train the Trainer and Health Care qualifications and is a Sonas Tutor.

    Margot Hogan

    Margot has many years’ experience coordinating staff who work with people who have dementia, ensuring they have up to date training. She has a Train the Trainer qualification and is a Sonas Tutor.

    Meet our UK Tutors
    Debra Borsley

    Debra is a speech and language therapist based in Airedale NHS Trust, Northern England. She has worked in the field of Dementia for more than twenty years.

    Jannetta McQuat

    Jannetta is a Senior Occupational Therapist based in Selkirkshire, Scotland. She holds additional qualifications in Counselling and Management. Jannetta has worked in Older Person Care for the past thirty years.

    Alison Williams

    Alison is a Speech & Language Therapist with Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust. She has an MSc in Dementia Care & have been working with people with communication difficulties associated with dementia for over 20 years.

    Deidre Lewis

    Deidre is a registered Mental Health nurse, with a Bsc and post –grad Diploma, currently employed in Holywell Hospital, Co Antrim as Nursing Services Manager. Deidre has many years of working in the Older Person Care area and is qualified in Dementia Care mapping to advanced level.

    Kieun Kwon

    Based in London, Kieun currently works in London as a Dementia Care Activities Manager. Kieun has many qualifications in Dementia-care training and is currently studying for a MSc in Dementia Studies with Bradford University.

    Mandy King

    Mandy King is a Nurse Lecturer and currently works for Whitchurch Hospital in Cardiff, Wales.