Dementia Awareness Week 2016

30 May – 5 June 2016 Get involved in Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week. Help Alzheimer’s Scotland challenge dementia and raise awareness and funds for people living with and ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors celebrate learning journeys

Nearly 100 of Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors were in Edinburgh on Friday 4 March to celebrate their role in leading learning for working with people living with dementia. They ... Continue Reading →

New publication to help organisations refresh dementia learning

We have published a new booklet The impact of Promoting Excellence in social service settings with support from Scottish Care, the Care Inspectorate and six social care organisations. It ... Continue Reading →

Making Christmas special for people who are living with dementia

Alzheimer Scotland’s Service Manager, Marion MacInnes tells us about their plans for the people who attend the Lewis and Harris Dementia Resource Centre this Christmas. “Every ... Continue Reading →

ASDA table talkers

  Some of you may remember a previous article, ASDA Community Life Champions, from February this year, about a piece of joint work with the Open University (OU) in relation to ASDA ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors are a force for change

Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors are improving the quality of life for those living with dementia, their families and carers and are at the forefront of helping Scotland become a dementia-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Champions graduation celebrated on film

The graduation of 100 new Dementia Champions has been celebrated in a short film of the event. The graduation and national conference is one of the highlights marking the ongoing partnership ... Continue Reading →

RNIB is becoming dementia informed

The UK Practice and Development Team (UK PDT) within Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Visual Impairment and Complex Needs Services, took the first step to becoming an ... Continue Reading →

Lets talk about dementia

Dementia Awareness Week 2 – 8 June 2014   Dementia is frightening. Talking about it helps us make sure that nobody faces dementia alone. This year, Alzheimer Scotland want ... Continue Reading →

Meaningful engagements

Heather Young is a designer who is passionate about enriching people’s lives – influencing how we connect, how we love, how we think, how we live, how we choose to behave and how ... Continue Reading →