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Posted by DSDC Team, on 20th January
Services that support people living with dementia face similar obstacles when trying to create change within their organisations.  How can we recruit, retain and develop quality staff? How can...
by DSDC Team
The University of Stirling is running exciting new international research into neighbourhoods and the role they play in supporting people with...
by Vikki McCall
Dementia has been high on the agenda throughout the UK with David’s Cameron’s challenge on dementia 2020 and the Scottish Government'...
by Henriette Laidlaw
Staff from the School of Nursing at the University of Wollongong are conducting a Delphi survey regarding Threshold Learning Concepts (TLCs)...
by Ian McMillan
Dementia at Christmas Many years ago I worked for a community arts association and we made regular visits to the dementia ward in the big hospital...
by Mark Butler
Age crops up a lot in poetry, often seen through a singular lens - personal, political, or emotional. Anthologies offer a chance to take a wider,...
by Henriette Laidlaw
The introduction of the ‘Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia’ in 2012 heralded a UK wide, public focus on the ‘dementia-...

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The Virtual Care Home is an online resource that demonstrates dementia-friendly design in care...

The design and dementia school will cover a range of design issues including effective...

In accordance with the National Dementia Strategies a range of care standards have been issued...

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