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News and Views

Posted by DSDC Team, on 6th May
DSDC would like to congratulate the staff & residents of Northcare (Scotland) Ltd on receiving a  DSDC award of 'Highly Commended' for the design of two of their new homes in Greater Glasgow (...
27
May
by Wendy Perry
It is a bit disingenuous for me to use this title because my post isn’t about gossip, but it is about the words we use when we talk to others...
26
May
by Henriette Laidlaw
A number of conditions linked to smoking have been associated with the development of dementia If you are aware that smoking causes cancer, then it...
20
May
by Wendy Perry
recognising distressed behaviour as communication All of us have had those moments where we grit our teeth and say “I'm sure that will be fine” when...
19
May
by Henriette Laidlaw
Our Chief Architect Lesley Palmer talks to Niall McLaughlin and Yeoryia Manolopoulou about the role architects can play in improving the lives of...
18
May
by Wendy Perry
This week the Alzheimer’s Society has released the results of a poll which indicate over half of people put off getting a diagnosis of dementia...
17
May
by Henriette Laidlaw
from Rhetoric to Reality Dementia Alliance International have launched their first official publication to coincide with the adoption by Alzheimer...

Forthcoming Events

Featured event
Understanding distressed behaviour
Bristol
Best practice in dementia care
Haddington
Alcohol and Dementia
University of Stirling

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