Published 7 April 2016

Princess Alexandra attends the Alzheimer's Society's annual People Awards ceremony, at St James's Palace

The Princess, who is Patron of the charity, presented awards to staff and volunteers from the charity in recognition of their achievements in helping to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

Every day Alzheimer’s Society volunteers and employees demonstrate our core values in their roles and interactions with each other and the people affected by dementia we support

Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer's Society

The People Awards are a chance for The Alzheimer’s Society to celebrate the incredible contributions people make through work and volunteering.

Princess Alexandra presents awards at the Alzheimers Awards

The awards ceremony is also an opportunity for the winners, and all nominees, to share their stories with others and feel proud of their contribution.

Princess Alexandra presents awards at the Alzheimers awards at St James Palace

Alzheimer's Society is the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity. Princess Alexandra has been Patron of the charity since 1990.