New app coming to help improve the environment for people living with dementia

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Posted by DSDC Team, on 7th August
Architects, contractors and building commissioners must consider the design of new buildings if Scotland is to fully support those with dementia, comments Chief Architect Lesley Palmer, in an...
15
Aug
by Pauline Cameron
The DSDC’s Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme continues to evolve in order to meet the challenges of culture change in health...
03
Aug
by Ailidh Aikman
This month I took on a Golf Challenge with my dad. Golf is a big sport in our family and so I thought I would give it a go. I started by hitting 100...
03
Aug
by Ailidh Aikman
We are delighted to annouce that we have awarded the first gold accreditation for excellence in dementia design outside of Europe. Two buildings...
03
Aug
by DSDC Guest
Having worked with the elderly in various settings during my nursing career, I have always enjoyed listening to the stories they would share, looking...
03
Aug
by Prof. Emma Reynish
Hospital patients with dementia and other causes of confusion have longer stays and worse treatment outcomes than people without the condition,...
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Aug
by Wendy Perry
I have spent a lot of time in care homes.  Most of my adult life, in fact.  I am well acquainted with the joys and challenges of communal...

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