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Posted by Wendy Perry, on 12th January
The environment and its design is an important determinant to how each of us function; how we live, how we work, and how we engage in the world around us. The design of our environments goes beyond...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
Does your company or organisation produce or deliver assistive technology products for people living with dementia? The University of Stirling...
by Wendy Perry
Sexuality and dementia can be a taboo topic. I was reading up on the research around sexuality and dementia for a course we are launching this year...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
The difficulty, stress and fatigue that can result from the role of caregiving is termed the “carer's burden” or “strain...
by DSDC Team
Some feedback from the recent Dementia Friendly Afternoon Tea held at Stirling Court Hotel We are pleased to share this insightful feedback. "...
by Henriette Laidlaw
When Edward McLaughlin, an internationally esteemed engineer and amateur artist, received a diagnosis of dementia in 2002, he retreated for a long...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
In England and Wales more people now die of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias than anything else. A similar picture is most likely to exist...

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